Old Forge, NY (September 14, 2019) – Around 4 p.m. yesterday afternoon, September 13, police responded to the scene of a bicycle accident involving a child on NY-28.
According to authorities who were present at the scene of the accident, the 12-year-old boy was airlifted to the Syracuse Hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a pickup truck.
The accident allegedly took place in front of the ACE Hardware Store in the area. The driver of the pickup truck had been turning into the parking lot of the store where the boy was riding his bike.
The child was pinned under the pickup truck after the accident and had to be extricated by first responders. The boy was immediately airlifted to the hospital and has since been listed in critical condition.
The investigation into the accident is currently ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured child and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in New York
Approximately 4,300 people were injured or lost a loved one in a New York bicycle accident in 2018. Over the decade, the number of bicycle accidents that happen on our roads has been increasing due to many individuals choosing bicycling as a mode of transportation. Unfortunately, bicyclists have few protections from harm in the event of an accident. When you or somebody you love has been harmed by a negligent driver in a bicycle accident, it is imperative to speak with a New York bicycle accident attorney about your legal options.
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