Pittsburgh, PA – Pedestrian Hit by Car on Liberty AveLawPaWriter
Pittsburgh, PA (November 26, 2020) – Local law enforcement reported that a man was struck by a car in Pittsburgh’s Strip District on Wednesday, November 25th.
The accident took place at the intersection of 21st Street and Liberty Avenue at about 11:30 p.m. while the pedestrian was walking near a Port Authority bus and was hit by a passing vehicle.
The man was transported via ambulance to a local hospital in critical condition.
The driver of the car remained at the scene and has cooperated with the investigation.
This accident is under investigation by local law enforcement.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pittsburgh
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that, as of 2018, 6,283 pedestrians have been killed in car accidents. Unfortunately, this number represents an increase of just over 3% from the year before. This also marks the highest rate of pedestrian fatalities since 1990.
Pennsylvania car accidents send many victims to the hospital each year. On top of that, victims will typically miss out on time at work, which can have an enormous financial impact on their lives. Victims might wonder where they can turn, which is why they should speak with a Pennsylvania personal injury attorney in their time of need. Having an attorney by your side can help you as you gather evidence that you can use to prove your claim. They can also ensure that you meet all deadlines in your claim, which is why it is important to act quickly.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our skilled and resourceful accident attorneys are here to help you every step of the way when it comes to your car accident case. We are here for you in your time of need after you have been injured in a car accident that is not your fault. Our attorneys will help you gain compensation for a wide array of aspects so that you can move forward. If you have been injured and wonder where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for more information on your options.
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