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Fatal Car Versus Pedestrian Accident in Newburgh Under Investigation

By TOWN OF NEWBURGH PD, Correspondent | December 16, 2020 | NEW YORK

Story No. 121720100

Newburgh, NY - Town of Newburgh Police are investigating a motor vehicle versus pedestrian accident that resulted in the death of the pedestrian. The accident occurred on December 16, 2020 at approximately 6:00 P.M. in the parking lot of Restaurant Depot located at 1281 Route 300.

A 50-year-old City of Newburgh man was killed when he was walking on the sidewalk and a vehicle driven by a 55-year-old City of Newburgh man struck him. Preliminary investigation shows the vehicle was attempting to park in a spot, when it struck a parking curb and went onto the sidewalk.

Winona Lake FD, Town of Newburgh Volunteer Ambulance and Mobile Life assisted at the scene to transport the victim to Montefiore/St. Luke's Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

The driver of the vehicle was also transported to the hospital where he was being treated. Investigation is continuing.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.