Pittsburgh, PA – Child Struck in Pedestrian Crash on Bessemer Ave

Pittsburgh, PA – Child Struck in Pedestrian Crash on Bessemer Ave

Pittsburgh, PA (July 12, 2020) – Around 5:15 p.m. last evening, July 11, a child was struck by a motor vehicle in Pittsburgh.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, the accident took place when emergency responders were called to 500 Bessemer Ave. after reports of shots being fired. When they arrived, they found a juvenile on the road who had been struck by a vehicle.

The juvenile, who has not yet been identified by police, was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.

Police allegedly took the individual into custody who was responsible for the accident but it is not known what charges they received.

An investigation into the accident continues at this time.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania 

Pittsburgh, PA – Child Struck in Pedestrian Crash on Bessemer AveOn average, approximately one pedestrian will lose their lives every two hours on our roadways in the U.S. Pennsylvania is no exception to these statistics and hundreds of lives are lost every year in these accidents across the state. Losing a loved one in a tragic accident can have a huge impact on a family’s lives. Because of this, those who have suffered these losses should always be prepared to speak with a knowledgeable wrongful death attorney immediately.

At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our Pennsylvania personal injury attorneys have stood by the sides of many families who have suffered extensive losses in pedestrian accidents. We will help you work to recover compensation for aspects like medical expenses, lost wages, funeral costs, and more in your time of need. Please contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania for the help you deserve at (215) 731-9900.

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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the community, we at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who drives on our roads and highways. We are always saddened by these accidents but hope that, through awareness members of our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.