Williamson, NY – Update: Authorities Identify Pedestrian Struck and Critically Injured by Car
Williamson, NY (March 22, 2019) – The man who had to be airlifted to the hospital following a collision with a motor vehicle on Wednesday night, March 22nd, has now been identified by deputies as 52-year-old Dale Cook, of Williamson. The incident, which left Cook with critical injuries, was reported to have happened around 9:30 p.m. along Route 104, near Pound Road.
According to police, Cook had been running across the street when he was struck by an unidentified vehicle. Police and paramedic were immediately called to the scene where Cook was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital via Mercy Flight. Authorities confirmed that Cook is currently listed in critical condition.
At this time, it remains unclear as to whether or not Cook had been in a marked crosswalk or if any charges are going to be filed against the driver. No further details have been made available.
This article has been updated. The original story can be found here.
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At this time, our most genuinely heartfelt sympathies are wholeheartedly extended to Dale Cook, first and foremost. We maintain our highest hope for his full recovery. Pedestrian accidents in New York are often catastrophically injurious or fatal, particularly those which occur at night or at a high rate of speed. While it can be difficult, it is essential for a victim to understand that they may likely have significant rights moving forward.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have dedicated their lives to helping those who have suffered due to the actions of reckless drivers and other negligent entities. We understand that there is almost nothing as challenging as dealing with a sudden injury and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.
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