Pedestrian Injured In North Greenbush Car Accident On Route 4 Near Jiff-E Mart
NORTH GREENUSH, NEW YORK (November 30, 2019) – – A pedestrian was injured in a car accident that took place on Route 4 not far from a Jiff-E Mart.
New York state police are saying that the accident took place around 6:30 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation the pedestrian was hit as he was walking.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to treat the victim who had non life-threatening injuries. The driver that hit the victim remained at the scene and cooperated with police.
Liability In North Greenbush Pedestrian Accidents
According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, “Almost half (48%) of crashes that resulted in pedestrian deaths involved alcohol for the driver or the pedestrian.” Even prescription medications can seriously alter a driver’s ability to operate their vehicle safely.
Any person that is injured in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. Many car accident victims may not be fully aware of their injuries until several weeks or months after an accident. A pedestrian accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Getting Help After A Pedestrian Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a pedestrian accident? There are a number of laws designed to help you. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any legal questions that you may have. We care deeply that accident victims get the medical and financial support that they need to fully recover. 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.