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Pedestrian Critically Injured In Fonda Car Accident

New York State Police Investigating Fonda Car Accident That Left Pedestrian Critically Injured By State Route 5 and School Street

 Pedestrian Critically Injured In Fonda Car Accident

FONDA, NEW YORK (February 17, 2024) – A pedestrian is in critical condition after a Fonda car accident by the intersection of State Route 5 and School Street.

Fonda police officials are saying that the collision took place on February 14. A vehicle hit a pedestrian under uncertain conditions.

Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

A full investigation into the Fonda car accident remains ongoing at this time.

Liability For Montgomery County Car Accidents

Thousands of pedestrians are critically injured in car accidents each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control, “Nearly 8,000 pedestrians were killed on our nation’s roads in crashes involving a motor vehicle in 2021.1 That’s about one death every 66 minutes. One in six people who died in crashes in 2021 were pedestrians.” There are a number of common causes of car accidents.

  • Speeding
  • Distracted driving
  • Inclement weather
  • Driver intoxication

The vast majority of collisions are preventable. It has been estimated that nearly 93% of all collisions involve some amount of driver error. If a driver fails to slow down to avoid hitting a pedestrian, this could form the basis of a negligence claim. Any person that is injured in a car accident may be able to seek some measure of justice through a civil claim.

Investigating Fonda Pedestrian Accidents

Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Fonda pedestrian accident? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We care deeply that accident victims get the medical and financial support that they need in order to recover. 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.


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Jeff S. Korek joined Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. in 1992 as the Senior Trial partner. Known for his meticulous preparation and dedication to his clients, Jeff has obtained some of the state’s highest verdicts and settlements.