Cheektowaga, NY (May 22, 2020) – Two pedestrians, identified as a father in his 60s and son in his 20s were struck by a vehicle while walking along Walden Avenue in Cheektowaga. The collision occurred on Friday morning, May 22nd, near the Walden Galleria Mall.
Police officials said that the two men were walking along the eastbound side of Walden Avenue, between the I-90 and Union Rd when they were hit by an unspecified vehicle. Medical responders were dispatched to the scene and the victims were transported to a nearby hospital.
Both victims sustained non-life threatening injuries in the incident, which remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
New York State averaged around 12,500 hospitalizations due to pedestrian accidents each year from 2012 to 2014. As recently as 2018, over 10,000 people suffered some form of injury after New York pedestrian accidents all across the state. The vulnerability of pedestrians increases the likelihood that they will be severely injured or killed in a collision with a motor vehicle.
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