Southeast, NY (May 12, 2020) – A highway construction worker was seriously injured after being struck by a pickup truck in the town of Southeast on Monday, May 11th. The incident was reported along Interstate 684 near mile marker 26.
Authorities stated that New York State Police troopers were dispatched to the scene where a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado struck a highway construction worker. First responders arrived at the scene where they airlifted the worker, identified as 41-year-old John Fitzpatrick, of the Bronx, to Westchester Medical Center. His injuries were reported as serious but non-life threatening.
The driver of the pickup truck, identified as Richard N. Russo, 48, of North Salem, was uninjured in the incident. The investigation is ongoing at this time. No further details were reported.
Our thoughts are with John Fitzpatrick and his family at this time. We hope for his full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
The city of New York saw a total of 118 auto-pedestrian deaths last year, alone, and the number of accidents that resulted in injuries was far greater. New York Pedestrian Accidents, however, occur all across the state and are so frequently severe or fatal due to the actions of negligent drivers, as well as the susceptibility of victims. Knowing where to turn after such a sudden accident is of the utmost importance.
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.
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