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Rochester, NY – Update: Pedestrian Hit by Garbage Truck Identified by Police

Rochester, NY (December 21, 2018) – The man who was struck and injured by a garbage truck on Wednesday afternoon, December 19, has been identified by police as 60-year-old Craig Levin. The injurious pedestrian accident was reported to have occurred at around 1:00 p.m. in the area of Chestnut Street and East Avenue in Rochester.

Investigators stated that Levin had been attempting to walk across Chestnut Street when a garbage truck then made a left turn onto the same road from East Avenue and subsequently struck the man. Police, emergency medical crews, and firefighters were promptly called to the scene where they worked to pull Levin from underneath the truck.

The severely injured pedestrian was quickly rushed to Strong Memorial Hospital via ambulance, according to authorities. Levin is currently listed in guarded condition.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing.

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Rochester NY – Update: Pedestrian Hit by Garbage Truck Identified by Police

Our deep sympathies are warmly extended to Craig Levin, first and foremost, as we absolutely maintain hope for his full recovery. New York pedestrian accidents are all-too-often critically injurious or fatal due to the susceptibility of the victim at the time of impact. While it can be tremendously difficult, it is essential for the victim to know that they may have the rights to file for compensation. 

At Hach & Rose, our devoted New York accident attorneys can greatly guide you along the commonly problematic path toward obtaining reimbursement for your losses. We are proud of our passion for holding reckless and criminal motorists liable for the pain that they inflict, as we are here for you 24/7 to help answer any questions you may have. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 and let us put our immense proficiency to work for you today.

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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.


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