Pedestrian Injured In Elmira Car Accident By Mt. Zoar Street and Fulton Street
ELMIRA, NEW YORK (November 30, 2019) – A pedestrian was injured in a car accident that took place not far from Mt. Zoar Street and Fulton Street.
New York state police are saying that the accident happened around 8:30 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation the vehicle struck the pedestrian.
An ambulance was called to the scene in order to help the victim. An investigation into the Elmira pedestrian accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Elmira Pedestrian Accidents
Drivers have a legal responsibility to yield the right of way to pedestrians that are in lawfully marked crosswalks. According to New York Vehicle And Traffic Law S 1151, “When traffic-control signals are not in place or not in operation the driver of a vehicle shall yield the right of way, slowing down or stopping if need be to so yield, to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within a crosswalk on the roadway upon which the vehicle is traveling.”
Any pedestrian that is injured in a car accident may be able to seek justice through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. It’s important that accident victims get the proper follow up care that they need after a collision. A car accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Getting Help After An Elmira Car Accident
If you or someone that you care about has been injured in a car accident there are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any legal questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have questions about the law or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at 212-471-5106.