Pittsburgh, PA (May 18, 2020) – Around midnight last night, police responded to the scene of a hit-and-run pedestrian crash involving a teenager in Pittsburgh.
The 14-year-old girl was allegedly crossing the road at 6400 Frankstown Ave. when she was struck by an SUV also pulling through the intersection. According to Pittsburgh Police, the SUV fled the scene of the collision.
The girl was found by police with lower back pain and was transported to the hospital for treatment. She is currently listed in stable condition.
The SUV has been identified as a white four-door but police have not yet located the driver.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrians are known for being some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads and prone to some of the worst harm. In one year’s time in the U.S., over 130,000 pedestrian accidents occur, with a percentage of these occurring in Pennsylvania. If you have suffered damages and injuries due to a pedestrian accident, it is important that you speak with a personal injury attorney in your time of need.
Our skilled accident attorneys in Pennsylvania at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson have dedicated our lives to helping those in need after a pedestrian accident that is not their fault. You have a right to seek compensation for a wide array of aspects including medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact a Pennsylvania pedestrian accident attorney at (215) 731-9900 for help you can rely on.
Note: Independent sources were used to create this post including news stories, witness statements, social media posts, and first-hand accounts about the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident that are represented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you find incorrect information or would like the post to be removed, please contact us immediately. We will correct the inaccurate information or will remove the post completely.
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.