Pedestrian accidents can happen anywhere, including when walking through a parking lot, while crossing the street or even jogging on side streets near your home.
Examples Of Pedestrian Accidents
- Being struck with a car or other motor vehicle while you are using a crosswalk
- Being struck with a car or other motor vehicle while walking in a parking lot
- Being sideswiped by a motor vehicle when you are on the shoulder of the road
- Being struck by a car or other motor vehicle when you are getting out of another vehicle
Because of the vulnerability of the pedestrian, pedestrian accidents can often cause significant injuries or even wrongful death. Motor vehicle operators have a responsibility to be aware of and act appropriately around pedestrians, and accidents are often caused by careless or negligent drivers who fail to pay attention to their surroundings while operating their motor vehicle.
Common Injuries Caused By Pedestrian Accidents
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Brain injuries
- Loss of limb
- Cuts and lacerations
- Neck injuries
- Back injuries
- Wrongful death
What To Do If You’ve Been Injured In A Pedestrian Accident
If you or a loved one have been injured due to a pedestrian accident, you need to consult with a professional, experienced personal injury attorney. You could be entitled to compensation for your injuries, as well as for your pain, suffering and emotional or psychological trauma.
Greene & Lloyd, PLLC are experienced attorneys in the field of personal injury and have proven success in obtaining the maximum amount of compensation available for victims of pedestrian accidents. We are dedicated to supporting you throughout this difficult time. Call for a consultation today to discuss your personal injury case. We are available to assist you.