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Woman Severely Injured After Being Struck by Vehicle

Woman Severely Injured After Being Struck by Vehicle

Rochester, NY – A woman was injured after being hit by a vehicle near the intersection of Genesee Street and Congress Avenue on Wednesday, October 2, 2022. The accident occurred around 4:30 p.m.

According to Rochester police, a 20-year-old woman was severely injured after being struck by a vehicle. She was transported to the hospital following the collision. The investigation into the accident is ongoing.

Pedestrian Accidents 

Each year in the United States, over 70,000 pedestrians are injured in accidents. In this horrible accident, the injured pedestrian and her family should hire an investigative team to evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:

  • Driver accident history
  • Police accident report
  • Vehicle accident history
  • Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol
  • Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
  • Phone and texting records of the driver
  • Timing of traffic signals
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident
  • Any video evidence of the crash
  • Inspection of roadway conditions
  • Accident history at this intersection
  • Driving records

Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in pedestrian accidents get the best result possible and have found some common causes of pedestrian accidents include:

  • Fatigue
  • Texting and driving
  • Distracted driving
  • Failure to yield right of way
  • Speeding
  • Aggressive driving
  • Inexperienced driving
  • Alcohol or drug involvement

If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, contact an experienced pedestrian accident attorney at The Barnes Firm. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.   

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