Webster, NY (June 21, 2020) – Around 8:52 p.m. last night, a fatal pedestrian accident took place on Empire Boulevard in Webster.
The Webster Police Department confirmed that the collision took place when a Toyota Rav4 struck numerous family members who were on a walk on Empire Boulevard.
Four family members were walking when the accident took place. The pedestrians were thrown into a ditch alongside the road and the driver did not stop to check on them.
One of the pedestrians, identified as a 41-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision. The other pedestrians who suffered injuries were a 22-year-old, a 15-year-old, and a 3-year-old who was in a stroller at the time.
It is believed that one or more of the injured pedestrians suffered from serious injuries.
Police eventually caught up with the driver who fled the scene of the accident and took him into police custody. The identities of all parties are not yet known.
Police continue their investigation into the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in New York
New York is one of the states with the most pedestrian accidents within the entire U.S. In just one year’s time, over 10,000 pedestrian accidents tend to occur due to the recklessness of others. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads and are prone to catastrophic harm, which means that they are more likely to be seriously injured or lose their lives in these accidents. If you have suffered losses and wonder where you can turn after an accident, it is crucial that you speak with a pedestrian accident attorney in New York immediately.
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