Pedestrian Injured In Rochester Car Accident Along Clifford Avenue and Portland Avenue
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK (March 21, 2020) – A pedestrian was injured in a car accident near the intersection of Clifford Avenue and Potland Avenue.
New York Police Department officials are saying that the collision took place around 8:25 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation a pedestrian was injured after being hit by a car.
An ambulance was called to the scene in order to help the victim. They were 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 exercise due care in order to avoid hitting 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.” Any person that is injured in a car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim.
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 accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected.