Glasco, N.Y. -- A 12-year-old pedestrian was injured after she was hit by a vehicle while crossing state Route 32. The pedestrian accident occurred at 2:32 p.m. near Glasco Turnpike, reported the Daily Freeman.
According to reports, two girls, ages 11 and 12, were attempting to cross the road when the 11-year-old stopped on the centerline of the road. The 12-year-old continued to run across the street and did not notice the approaching vehicle.
Jeraldine L. Sweeny of Saugerties hit the 12-year-old with her vehicle, which caused the girl to land on the lawn.
Responding emergency crews from Diaz Ambulance rushed the girl to Kingston Hospital where she is receiving treatment for her undisclosed injuries. She is expected to survive.
Investigations are underway, but criminal charges are not expected to be filed against Sweeny.
Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for New York automobile accident lawyers.