Female Pedestrian Injured In Rochester Car Accident Near The Intersection of Chili Avenue and Old Scottsville Road
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK (November 16, 2022) – A female pedestrian was injured in a Rochester car accident by the intersection of Chili Avenue and Old Scottsville Road.
Rochester police officials are saying that the accident took place around 5:25 p.m. on Thursday. A 36-year-old woman was trying to cross the roadway when she was hit by a car.
Paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help the victim. She was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
A full investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Liability For Rochester 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. That’s about one death every 75 minutes. One in six people who died in crashes in 2020 were pedestrians.” There are a number of factors that could contribute to a pedestrian collision.
- Distracted driving
- Driver fatigue
- Driver intoxication
Every driver has a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid hitting pedestrians. When a driver fails to exercise due care and hits a pedestrian, this could form the basis of a negligence claim. Any person that is injured due to the negligence of another driver may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. A pedestrian accident attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A New York Pedestrian Accident
Have you or someone that you care about been injured due to the negligence of another driver? There are a number of laws designed to protect your rights. Our team of pedestrian safety advocates are here to answer any questions that you may have. We care deeply that accident victims get the medical and financial support that they need in order to recover. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.