Pittsburgh, PA – Skateboard Accident at Liberty Ave & Baum BlvdLawPaWriter
Pittsburgh, PA (April 3, 2021) – At 3:40 p.m. on Friday afternoon, April 2, a skateboard accident took place at an intersection in Pittsburgh.
According to officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Liberty Avenue and Baum Boulevard. At the time, a man was riding an electric skateboard when he was suddenly struck by a vehicle headed through the intersection.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other local responders were dispatched to the scene. The skateboarder was taken to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries. He is expected to recover.
The driver of the vehicle that struck the skateboarder stayed at the scene to cooperate with the police.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pedestrians are known for being the most vulnerable parties on our roads due to the fact that they have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. Hundreds of pedestrians lost their lives every year in the state of Pennsylvania while others are injured and hospitalized as a result. In 2014, approximately 166 pedestrians were killed in collisions due to the negligence of others. Being injured in a pedestrian accident can have a huge and lasting impact on your life, which is why you should have an attorney on your side.
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