14-Year-Old Bicyclist Injured In Dexter Car Accident With Pickup Truck By The Intersection of Liberty Drive and Lakeview Drive
DEXTER, NEW YORK (July 12, 2022) – A 14-year-old boy was injured in a bicycle accident involving a pickup truck near the intersection of Liberty Drive and Lakeview Drive.
Dexter police officials are saying that the accident took place on Tuesday. The bicyclist was riding near the intersection when they were hit by the pickup truck hauling a trailer.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim. He was airlifted to Upstate University Hospital in order to receive treatment.
A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Dexter Car Accidents
Far too many bicyclists are killed or seriously injured in accidents every year. According to the Centers for Disease Control, “Nearly 1,000 bicyclists die and over 130,000 are injured in crashes that occur on roads in the United States every year. The costs of bicycle injuries and deaths from crashes typically exceed $23 billion in the United States each year.” Victims of bicycle accidents tend to suffer very serious and costly injuries including:
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
Any person that is injured in a bicycle 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. Sadly, though, insurance companies will often fight hard to deny liability for any collision. A bicycle accident attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A New York Car Accident
We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our best wishes to the bicyclist injured in this collision. Any person that may have more information about what happened should reach out to police. There needs to be a thorough investigation for the sake of the victim.
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Dexter bicycle accident? Our team of bicycle accident attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We care deeply that accident victims get the medical and financial support that they need to recover. You’re always welcome to reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.