Amherst, NY – Pedestrian Struck and Injured in Accident on Niagara Falls Boulevard
Amherst, NY (December 3, 2018) – Dispatchers sent police to the scene of a pedestrian accident that took place on Monday morning, December 3, on Niagara Falls Boulevard. The accident was stated to have happened at around 6:30 a.m., according to authorities.
Police said that the 31-year-old pedestrian from Tonawanda, who has not been identified, was struck by a motor vehicle while attempting to cross the boulevard, in the vicinity of Irvington Drive. A 46-year-old man from Arizona, who also has not been identified, was reported as the driver who struck the pedestrian and remained at the scene.
Police as well as paramedics were called to the site of the collision to assist the victim and assess the incident. The victim was immediately taken to Erie County Medical Center to be treated for head and leg injuries that have been considered non-life-threatening at this time.
The driver involved has not been charged. No further details have been made available as police are actively investigating the events that led to this incident.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
Our sincerest sympathies are wholeheartedly extended to the victim of this accident, first and foremost. New York pedestrian accidents are frequently injurious or often fatal due to the susceptibility of the victim at the time of impact. While it can be very difficult, it is important for victims to realize that they may have the right to file for compensation following an unexpected injury.
At Hach & Rose, our compassionate New York accident attorneys can assist you along the commonly problematic path toward attaining full compensation. We are proud of our passion for holding negligent motorists responsible for the pain that they cause with their reckless actions. If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident, call 212-779-0057 and let one of our highly capable attorneys go to work for you today.
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