46-Year-Old Pedestrian Injured In Salina Car Accident Along Old Liverpool Road
SALINA, NEW YORK (July 29, 2023) – A 46-year-old female pedestrian was critically injured in a Salina car accident along the 100 block of Old Liverpool Road.
Salina police officials are saying that the accident took place around 10:42 p.m. on Friday. A pedestrian was walking along the road when they were hit by a vehicle.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim. She was taken to Upstate University Hospital and has been listed in critical condition.
A full investigation into the Salina pedestrian accident remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Salina Pedestrian Accidents
Car accidents remain one of the leading causes of serious injury and death in the United States. According to the CDC, “More than 7,000 pedestrians were killed on our nation’s roads in crashes involving a motor vehicle in 2020.1 That’s about one death every 75 minutes. One in six people who died in crashes in 2020 were pedestrians.” Victims of car accidents tend to suffer very serious and costly injuries including.
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
All drivers have a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid hitting pedestrians. This is true even if a pedestrian is in the middle of the road. Any person that is injured in a car accident may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. A pedestrian accident attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A New York Pedestrian Accident
We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our best wishes to the person injured in this Salina pedestrian accident. Any person that may have more information about what happened should reach out to police. It is our hope that the victim will be able to make a full recovery.
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Salina pedestrian accident? Our team of pedestrian safety advocates are here to answer any questions that you may have. 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 any type of support after an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.