Multiple Pedestrians Injured In Niagara Falls Hit-And-Run Collision By 22nd Street and Pierce Avenue
NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK (September 24, 2023) – Several people were injured in a Niagara Falls hit-and-run collision by 22nd Street and Pierce Avenue.
Niagara Falls police officials are saying that the collision took place around 6:45 p.m. on Sunday. A driver went onto the sidewalk before striking a group of pedestrians.
The driver then fled the scene of the collision but was later captured by police. Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help all of the victims.
A full investigation into the crash remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Niagara Falls Hit-And-Run Collisions
Far too many people are injured or killed every year in hit-and-run collisions. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, “In 2016, there were 1,980 fatal hit-and-run crashes resulting in 2,049 fatalities. This is the highest annual number of hit-and-run fatalities or crashes recorded since NHTSA began compiling statistics on fatal motor vehicle crashes in 1975.” Several factors could influence the likelihood of a hit-and-run collision.
- Distracted driving
- Inclement weather
- Poor road conditions
The vast majority of hit-and-run collision are preventable and involve some amount of driver error. Any person that is injured in a hit-and-run collision may be able to seek some measure of justice through a bodily injury claim. A car accident attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating New York Hit-And-Run Collisions
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Niagara Falls hit-and-run collision? Our team of pedestrian safety advocates are here to help in any way that we can. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.