Auburn, NY – Pedestrian Taken to Trauma Center After Accident with Pickup Truck
Auburn, NY (June 19, 2019) – A pedestrian was reported to have suffered serious injuries after being struck by a pickup truck at an intersection on Tuesday afternoon, June 18th. Police stated that the incident occurred at Genesee Street and South Fulton Street around 3:15 p.m.
The victim, identified only as a 26-year-old man, was attempting to walk across Genesee Street when he was hit by a pickup truck being operated by an unidentified 80-year-old Auburn man, according to the Auburn Police Department. The pickup truck driver was stated to have been heading north on South Fulton Street and had just turned left onto Genesee at the time of the accident.
Authorities said that the victim was in the crosswalk when he was struck and that several witnesses provided some initial medical treatment as they waited for emergency medical crews and police to arrive. The victim was ultimately taken to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, where he was admitted into the trauma center. The victim is currently in stable condition and no tickets have been issued to the driver involved.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
First and foremost, our genuinely heartfelt sympathies are extended to the victim as we maintain hope for his full recovery. Pedestrian accidents in New York are often seriously injurious or even fatal, especially those which happen at a busy intersection and involve a large vehicle, such as a pickup truck. While it can be undoubtedly difficult, it is important for victims to know that they may have very substantial rights moving forward.
Our New York accident attorneys at Hach & Rose have devoted their lives to those who have unjustly suffered due to the actions of another party. We understand that there is almost nothing as challenging as recovering from an unexpected injury, and we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time.
If you have been injured in a New York pedestrian accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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