Bicyclist Injured In Rochester Car Accident Along Fernwood Avenue and Rustin Street
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK (March 21, 2020) – A bicyclist was seriously injured in a car accident near the intersection of Fernwood Avenue and Rustin Street.
New York Highway Patrol are saying that the accident took place around 5:40 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation a car hit the bicyclist as they were traveling in the road.
An ambulance was called to the scene in order to help the victim. He was taken to the hospital in order to receive treatment.
An investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Rochester Car Accidents
All drivers have a legal responsibility to take measures in order to avoid bicyclists and other pedestrians. According to New York Vehicle Code 1146, “Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, every driver of a vehicle shall exercise due care to avoid colliding with any bicyclist, pedestrian, or domestic animal upon any roadway and shall give warning by sounding the horn when necessary.” Bicyclists are more likely to get overlooked by drivers due to their small profile. A bicycle accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A Rochester Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about 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 questions that you may have. We are committed to making sure that victims get the resources and information that they deserve.