Tag Archives: pedestrian accidents

Pedestrian Safety in Wake of Recent Pedestrian Fatalities

By Basch & Keegan |

Hudson Valley personal injury attorneys Basch & Keegan stress the importance of pedestrian safety in the wake of recent local pedestrian deaths.

Photo of vehicle in front-end car accident.

Young Man Dies after Minor Traffic Accident

By Basch & Keegan |

A young man from Hopewell Junction suffered fatal injuries after being hit by a car on June 29th. Lorenzo Gallardo-Vligen, 19, was involved in a minor two-car crash on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Yonkers, involving property damage to the cars. Gallardo-Vligen exited the car in which he was riding as a passenger immediately… Read More »

Surprised woman driver in car, probably just got in a car accident.

Elderly Driver Hits Elderly Pedestrian in Ulster Car Accident

By Basch & Keegan |

In a recent car accident in the town of Ulster, a 100-year-old driver hit an elderly pedestrian. The accident occurred on the U.S. Route 9W near Central Hudson, where Kathryn Schneider of Saugerties was driving southbound. While doing so, she hit Bernard Smith, 84, as he attempted to cross the road. He was taken… Read More »

Man Arrested for Pedestrian Hit and Run

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David Arcuri, 28, of Walden, was arrested after hitting a pedestrian and fleeing the scene of the accident. Arcuri was driving along state Route 208 in New Paltz, NY when he hit the unnamed individual who was walking in the shoulder. He immediately drove off, and the pedestrian was taken to MidHudson Regional Hospital… Read More »

Ulster County Law Enforcement and Rail Operator Educate Community on Crossing Safety

By Basch & Keegan |

Over the past ten years, the town of Ulster has seen some eight accidents involving pedestrians and trains. When adding in those pedestrian train accidents occurring in Kingston, Saugerties, and throughout Ulster County, officials estimate that nearly 20 such accidents have occurred. In order to stem the occurrence of such accidents, police agencies in… Read More »

Outline of a body in the road, from a fatal hit and run accident.

Driver in Fatal Hit and Run Turns Himself In

By Basch & Keegan |

Pursuant to an interstate search, authorities have recently charged a man with a hit-and-run accident which left one pedestrian dead. Concetta Eastman, a 36-year-old mother of two from Copake, was struck by a Dodge pickup truck while getting into her car parked on Bog Hollow Road after a product-selling party in a home in… Read More »

Drunk Driving - broken cocktail glass and car keys.

Settlement for Teen’s Death in Hit and Run Approaches New York State Record

By Basch & Keegan |

Four years after 18-year-old Alexandria Rice’s tragic death by hit-and-run driver gastroenterologist Dr. James Corasanti, and three weeks into a civil trial for her wrongful death, Rice’s parents and Corasanti have reached a hit and run lawsuit settlement agreement. While such awards are normally only paid out by insurance companies, the settlement payout in… Read More »

Woman in Critical Condition after Being Hit by Passing Freight Train

By Basch & Keegan |

Ulster resident Ashlee Crescione was seriously injured by a passing train while walking not on, but alongside the train tracks. The 21-year-old woman was hospitalized in critical condition after the accident, but appears to be steadily recovering from her injuries. A subsequent investigation determined that Crescione was walking slightly outside of the gauge of… Read More »

Icy road conditions.

Man Struck and Injured on Patroon Island Bridge After Exiting Vehicle on Roadway

By Basch & Keegan |

A bizarre accident on the Patroon Island Bridge in Albany occurred last Tuesday, February 10th, and conflicting stories between an eyewitness and the police accident reconstructionists leave some confusion about how the man came to be hit. By one eyewitness account, the man’s vehicle had struck a guardrail on the bridge, leading him to… Read More »