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Pedestrian Killed In Cheektowaga Car Accident

New York State Police Investigating Cheektowaga Fatal Pedestrian Collision On Losson Road

Pedestrian Killed In Cheektowaga Car Accident

CHEEKTOWAGA, CALIFORNIA (February 17, 2024) – A pedestrian has tragically died in a Cheektowaga car accident along Losson Road, according to New York State Police.

Cheektowaga officials are saying that the collision took place around 7:20 p.m. on Monday. A male pedestrian was clearing snow off of a vehicle when they were hit by a car.

Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim. Despite life-saving measures, the pedestrian died due to their injuries.

Liability For New York Car Accidents

Thousands of pedestrians are killed or seriously injured in car accidents every year. According to New York Vehicle & Traffic Law § 1146(a), drivers must exercise due care in order to avoid hitting pedestrians, bicyclists and domestic animals in the roadway. Drivers should also use their horn in order to alert pedestrians and other drivers of their presence. There are a number of common factors that could contribute to a pedestrian accident.

  • Speeding
  • Drunk driving
  • Inclement weather
  • Poor road conditions

The vast majority of pedestrian accidents are preventable. There are typically many different factors that could contribute to a collision. If a driver fails to slow down and hits a pedestrian, this could form the basis of a negligence claim. The family of any person that died in a pedestrian accident may have legal recourse through a civil claim.

Investigating Cheektowaga Pedestrian Accidents

Do you need more information about a Cheektowaga pedestrian accident? Our team of pedestrian safety advocates are here to help in any way that we can. We are committed to helping accident victims understand their rights and holding negligent drivers accountable for their actions. Whether you just have legal questions we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.

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