Pedestrian Injured In Yonkers Car Accident By North Broadway at Moresemore Avenue
YONKERS, NEW YORK (March 22, 2020) – A pedestrian was seriously injured in a car accident near the intersection of North Broadway by Moresmore Avenue.
New York Highway Patrol officials are saying that the collision occurred around 5:15 p.m. For reasons that remain under investigation an SUV hit a pedestrian and knocked them to the ground.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. Neither drugs nor alcohol are believed to have been factors in the crash.
An investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Yonkers Car Accidents
Every driver has 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. Damages can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering.
Investigating A Yonkers Car Accident
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