Rochester, NY (July 18, 2020) – Last afternoon, July 17, a man was hit and injured in a pedestrian accident that took place in Rochester.
The accident took place around 2:50 p.m. on Bay Street around the area of 6th Street. The man, who was only identified as a 45-year-old, was struck on Bay Street while he was walking in the area.
Rochester Police confirmed that the collision happened when the man was crossing the eastbound lane of traffic. A pickup truck was heading into the area near the intersection when it collided with the man, who the driver allegedly did not see.
The pedestrian suffered head injuries but, luckily, they are not considered to be life-threatening. Paramedics were present at the scene and transported him to the hospital for treatment.
The pickup truck driver has not yet been charged for the accident.
At this time, the investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
Approximately 29% of road-related fatalities in New York take place involving pedestrians. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads who are prone to some of the worst harm. Because of this, we see more pedestrian fatalities and injuries in New York than many other states because of highly populated areas. Many of these collisions occur due to the negligence of drivers, who are not always watching out for these vulnerable parties and are not aware of the fact that they have no protection from harm against vehicles. In the blink of an eye, a pedestrian could be severely harmed due to an accident, or even have their lives risked.
Pedestrians have options for recovery after an accident that is not their fault. If you believe that you were struck in an accident that took place due to the fault of another party, it is important that you have a skilled attorney on your side who has experience in these cases and can help you prove fault. Many of these accidents occur in crosswalks and other areas where pedestrians are permitted to be on our roads. If you have been injured in an accident and believe that another party is to blame, it is essential that you speak with a New York pedestrian accident attorney in your time of need.
Victims and their families often have many questions after devastating and unexpected accidents. In many cases, victims are left with overwhelming pain that negatively impacts their health and wellbeing. Our team at Local Accident Reports understands the challenges victims face, mentally, physically, and financially, as they begin the recovery process. For this reason, our team provides invaluable resources and information to anyone who has been injured in an accident as a result of another person’s actions.
We, at Local Accident Reports, work with skilled and dedicated personal injury attorneys in your area who are available to answer questions you may have and to help you obtain a complimentary copy of your police incident report. If you are unable to find the answers to questions you may have on the Local Accident Reports website, contact our team today by calling at 1-888-657-1460. We are dedicated to helping you connect with a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer in your area who can answer questions for you and provide legal guidance as you move forward with your recovery.