Westmoreland, NY (October 19, 2019) – Around 2:32 a.m. this morning, police responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident that led to charges in Westmoreland.
At the time, 37-year-old Nicole Mulroney was operating a black Honda Accord when she suddenly struck a pedestrian identified as 24-year-old Jacob Landry. He had been walking west on the north shoulder of the road.
When police responded to the scene, they arrested Mulroney for DWI. Landry was seriously injured and taken to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital by ambulance. His condition is not known at this time.
Mulroney was also charged with assault in the third degree and a variety of other charges. There was a passenger in her vehicle at the time but the passenger did not sustain injuries.
A second pedestrian who was walking with Landry, 24-year-old Jeremy Paine, was also taken to the hospital with a minor leg injury.
At this time, the investigation into the circumstances of the collision is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
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