Pedestrian Died In Hudson Valley Truck Accident By on New Hackensack Road and Boardman Road
HUDSON VALLEY, NEW YORK (April 1, 2023) – A male pedestrian has tragically died in a Hudson Valley truck accident by the intersection of New Hackensack Road and Boardman Road.
Hudson Valley police officials are saying that the collision took place around 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday. A male pedestrian was walking along the road when he was hit by a Ford F-150 truck.
Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. Sadly, he die due to the severity of his injuries.
Liability For Hudson Valley Truck Accidents
Thousands of people are killed or seriously injured every year in pedestrian collisions. According to the FMCSA, “Fatigue, drinking alcohol, and speeding are major factors in motor vehicle crashes overall. Although their presence does not always result in a crash, these three factors, as well as other driver, vehicle, and environmental factors, can increase the risk that a crash will occur.” There are a number of steps that should be taken after any car accident.
- Eye witnesses should be interviewed.
- Medical records should be preserved.
- Surveillance footage should be sought.
- A thorough investigation should be conducted.
It can be hard to know where to begin after any pedestrian accident. But it is important for accident victims to know that they do have rights. The family of any pedestrian that is killed in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A New York Truck Accident
We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our deepest condolences to the family of the man that died in this crash. Any person that may have more information about what happened should reach out to the police. There needs to be a thorough investigation into this crash.
Do you need more information about a Hudson Valley truck accident? Our team of pedestrian safety advocates are here for you. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have legal questions or need a free, independent investigation into any collision we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.