Pedestrian Injured In Rochester Car Accident On Lake Avenue
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK (March 16, 2020) – A pedestrian was injured in a car accident that took place along Lake Avenue by Wyndham Road.
New York police department officials are saying that the collision took place around 5:20 a.m. For reasons that remain under investigations car struck the pedestrian as they were crossing the road.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. They were taken to the hospital.
Authorities are still working to find the driver involved in the crash. 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 11146, “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 pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim.
Investigating A Rochester Car Accident
We at Pulvers, Pulvers & Thompson extend our thoughts and prayers to the pedestrian injured in this accident. Any person that may have seen what happened should reach out to police as they continue their investigation. It is our sincere hope that measures are being put in place to help prevent additional accidents like this.