Amherst, NY – Update: Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on Niagara Falls Boulevard, Identified
Amherst, NY (December 4, 2018) – The victim of a pedestrian accident that occurred on Niagara Falls Boulevard Monday morning, December 3, has now been identified as 31-year-old, Karl Booker, of Tonawanda. The accident which hospitalized Booker was reported to have taken place at around 6:25 a.m., according to authorities.
Police stated that Booker had been attempting to cross Niagara Falls Boulevard, near Irvington Drive when he was struck by a motor vehicle operated by a 46-year-old man from Arizona. The driver remained at the scene, and an update on the condition of the vehicle involved describes a hole in the windshield and a dent on the hood from the impact of the collision with Booker.
Paramedics and police were both called to the scene of the accident in order to provide aid to the victim and assess the damages. Booker was promptly transported to Erie County Medical Center where he remains in serious but non-life-threatening condition. No further pertinent information regarding the parties involved or the cause of the collision has been released.
An investigation into the incident is ongoing.
New York Pedestrian Accidents
Our sincerest sympathies are wholeheartedly extended to Karl Booker, first and foremost, as we warmly wish for his full recovery. New York pedestrian accidents are frequently injurious or fatal due to the vulnerability of the victim at the time of the collision. While it can be very challenging, it is important for victims to realize that they may have the right to file for compensation following a sudden injury.
At Hach & Rose, our compassionate New York accident attorneys can guide you along the often problematic path toward attaining full reimbursement. We are proud of our passion for holding negligent parties responsible for the pain they cause with their careless actions. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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