Sheldon, N.Y. – Hit-and-Run Accident Kills Dog and Injures Two Girls on Dutch Hollow RoadNY/NJ Legal News
Sheldon, N.Y. (August 16, 2019) – Two girls and their dog were hit by a driver who then left the scene of the accident, leaving the girls injured and their dog dead, according to officials. The New York pedestrian accident occurred on Thursday, around 8:30 p.m., on Dutch Hollow Road.
Police say that the victims, a 12-year-old girl and 14-year-old girl, were walking their family dog when they were hit by a vehicle. The girls were reportedly walking on grass that was located some distance from the road. The driver of the vehicle then drove off, leaving the girls hurt and their dog dead.
The girls were taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries. Their condition is not known at the time of this article’s posting. Police say that, based off of the parts of the vehicle left behind at the scene, they believe the vehicle involved in the accident was a dark-colored 2002 Audi, BMW, or Volkswagen. Police ask that any witnesses to the accident please call State Police.
Hit-and-Run Accidents and Pedestrians
Hit-and-run pedestrian accidents bring with them frustration, pain, and worry. When you are hurt by someone who refuses to take responsibility for their actions, you can be left paying a bill you cannot afford, which is something that many people see as a “worst-case scenario.” Luckily, for many victims, these drivers are eventually found, which means the people responsible for the accident can be held accountable. At the Law Offices of Robert A. Solomon of Metro Law, we are ready to help you fight for the compensation you need from the person who tried to deny it to you, and we will work hard to ensure you get what is owed to you. We are ready and waiting to hear from you, so call us today at (800) 469-6476.
Disclaimer: The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.