Pittsburgh, PA – Woman Injured in Pedestrian Accident on California AveLaw Pa
Pittsburgh, PA (September 30, 2020) – Around 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday night, September 29, a woman was injured in a Pittsburgh pedestrian accident.
Pittsburgh Police confirmed that the crash took place when an adult female pedestrian was walking along California Avenue when she was struck by a delivery truck. At the time, the delivery truck was pulling out of a parking lot and the pedestrian was on the sidewalk.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the accident to assist the female pedestrian. She was taken to the hospital in stable condition to be treated for her injuries and is expected to recover.
The driver of the truck, who has not yet been identified, remained at the scene of the accident to cooperate with the police.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision 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 on our roads. Every year, hundreds of people are killed and thousands more are hospitalized as a result of pedestrian accidents. In 2018 alone, approximately 260 people were killed in pedestrian accidents in Pennsylvania. Many others were injured as a result of these accidents. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down by a pedestrian accident that is not your fault. It is imperative that you speak with an accident attorney in your time of need.
Drivers owe a special duty of care to pedestrians, which means that they are always supposed to be aware of these vulnerable parties on our roads. Pedestrians are prone to some of the most catastrophic harm due to the fact that they have few protections from harm on our roads. If you have been injured in a Pennsylvania pedestrian accident, it is important that you have a skilled attorney by your side. You should immediately seek the help of a personal injury attorney in Pennsylvania after you have been injured in an accident.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our resourceful and dedicated Pennsylvania accident attorneys are here for you after you have been injured in a pedestrian accident that is not their fault. We understand that nothing is quite as overwhelming as a pedestrian accident that was caused by another party. You have the right to seek compensation for a variety of losses such as medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can assist you.
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.