Jeep Grand Cherokee Involve In Town of Union Pedestrian Collision By Country Club Road and Hooper Road
TOWN OF UNION, NEW YORK (September 29, 2023) – An elderly woman was seriously injured in a Town of Union car accident by Country Club Road and Hooper Road.
Town of Union police officials are saying that the collision took place around 7:49 a.m. on Tuesday. A Jeep Grand Cherokee struck a woman as she was crossing the roadway.
An ambulance was called to the scene and took the woman to the Wilson Medical Center. She has been listed in critical condition.
The investigation into the crash remains ongoing.
Liability For Town of Union Car Accidents
Pedestrians are uniquely vulnerable in car accidents. They lack the protection of enclosed vehicles and are more likely to be overlooked. 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. That’s about one death every 66 minutes. One in six people who died in crashes in 2021 were pedestrians.” There are many steps that should be taken after any pedestrian collision.
- Eye witnesses should be interviewed.
- Medical records should be preserved.
- Surveillance footage should be sought.
- A pedestrian accident attorney should be contacted.
The vast majority of pedestrian collisions involve some amount of driver error. Drivers may be distracted or they may be traveling too fast for the prevailing conditions. Any person that is injured in a car accident may have legal recourse 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 Car Accidents
Have you or someone that you care about been injured in a Town of Union car accident? Our team of pedestrian accident attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We are committed to getting accident victims justice and protecting their legal rights. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.