Pittsburgh, PA – Pedestrian Accident at Liberty Ave & Wood StLawPaWriter
Pittsburgh, PA (April 10, 2021) – Around 8:15 p.m. on the night of Friday, April 9, a pedestrian accident occurred at an intersection in Pittsburgh.
According to officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Liberty Avenue and Wood Street. An elderly man was walking across the intersection when he was suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle in the area.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were called to the scene. The pedestrian received a cut to his head and was taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.
The driver who struck the pedestrian remained at the scene and has been cooperating with the police.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Hundreds of victims are injured in pedestrian accidents every week in Pennsylvania. In just one day’s time, approximately 220 car accidents occur due to the negligence of others, with some of these accidents involving pedestrians. These accidents happen in many different areas but intersections are some of the most common places. Because pedestrians have no protection from harm on our roads, they are prone to some of the most extensive injuries. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident and you are unsure about where you can turn, you should have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.
The aftermath of a Pennsylvania pedestrian accident can impact your life in a variety of ways. As you attempt to get back on your feet on a physical level, you may wonder where you will be able to turn financially. Being injured in a pedestrian accident can turn your life upside-down, especially if you have never handled one of these claims in the past. Speaking with a Pennsylvania personal injury attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in pedestrian accidents at www.law-pa.com.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson have diligently assisted those injured in pedestrian accidents throughout Pennsylvania over the years. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for a wide array of aspects. Our attorneys will help you determine if you are eligible for compensation that can cover medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and so much more. Please contact a Pennsylvania accident attorney at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can help you in your time of need.
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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.