2017 Honda Civic Identified As Vehicle Involved In Fatal Ballston Collision
BALLSTON, NEW YORK (May 28, 2023) – A pedestrian from Saratoga Springs has tragically died in a Ballston car accident not far from 230 Church Avenue.
Ballston police officials are saying that the accident took place around 8:45 p.m. on Saturday. A pedestrian was walking down the street when they were hit by a 2017 Honda Civic.
Paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim. Sadly, the pedestrian died as a result of their injuries.
Liability For Ballston Car Accidents
Thousands of pedestrians are killed or seriously injured in car accidents every year. According to the CDC, “More than 7,000 pedestrians were killed on our nation’s roads in crashes involving a motor vehicle in 2020. That’s about one death every 75 minutes.” There are a number of factors that could contribute to to a pedestrian accident.
- Distracted driving
- Driver fatigue
- Driver intoxication
All drivers have a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid hitting pedestrians. If a driver fails to slow down and hits a pedestrian, they could be held at fault. The family of any person that died in a pedestrian accident may be able to seek some measure of justice through a civil claim.
Investigating A New York Car Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Ballston pedestrian collision? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of pedestrian safety advocates are here for you. Whether you just have legal questions or need any type of support we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.