Pedestrian Killed In Skaneateles Car Accident On Hencoop Road
SKANEATELES, NEW YORK (March 15, 2020) – A pedestrian has tragically died in a car accident on Hencoop Road.
New York Police Department officials are saying that the collision took place on the shoulder of the road. For reasons that remain under investigation the victim was struck by a Toyota Prius.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. She was taken to the Auburn Community Hospital in order to receive treatment.
But she later died due to her injuries. An investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Skaneateles Car Accidents
Pedestrian accidents kill many thousands of people every year. According to the Centers For Disease Control, “In 2017, 5,977 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes in the United States. That’s about one death every 88 minutes.” The family of any victim that died in a car accident may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal rights.
Investigating A Skaneateles Car Accidents
We at Pulvers, Pulvers & Thompson extend our deepest condolences to the family of the victim that died 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 put in place to help prevent additional accidents like this.