Pittsburgh, PA – Serious Pedestrian Accident on Forbes AveLaw Pa
Pittsburgh, PA (July 28, 2020) – On Monday, July 27, a serious pedestrian accident took place in Pittsburgh that led to severe trauma.
Though few details have been released regarding the collision, it is believed that the pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at 3800 Forbes Avenue. The victim was allegedly crossing the street at the time of the collision.
Allegheny County authorities confirmed that the vehicle that struck the pedestrian was an Audi sedan. The vehicle had extensive front-end damage and remained at the scene of the accident following the collision. The driver cooperated with the police.
The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified by police, was taken to the hospital. Their condition is not yet known.
Police and other responders worked to clear the scene of the accident, which caused delays in the area for some time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pedestrian accidents are some of the most catastrophic accidents that happen on our roads. Pedestrians are known for being some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads who are prone to some of the most catastrophic harm. In the first six months of 2018, approximately 90 pedestrians were killed in horrific collisions due to the negligence of others, while many others sustained serious injuries. These accidents can lead to a wide array of damages and leave you with questions. It is important that victims speak with a skilled legal advocate in their time of need.
Being injured in a serious pedestrian accident can impact your life in many ways. No amount of money can completely take back the harm that you have sustained but you may be able to move forward financially during these difficult times. Suffering enormous losses due to a pedestrian accident can be a challenge for you, but you do not have to stand alone. It is essential that you speak with a personal injury attorney in Pennsylvania immediately.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our Pennsylvania accident attorneys have dedicated our lives to helping those injured in serious accidents within the state. We understand that these accidents can be entirely overwhelming on emotional, physical, and financial levels. You should be able to get back on your feet and hold a party liable for the harm that you have endured. Our attorneys will help you every step of the way. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for more information.
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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.