Madison, WI (March 9, 2020) – A pedestrian was hit and injured after being struck by a vehicle in Dane County on Monday night. Dispatch confirmed that the accident took place around 7:40 p.m. at the intersection of University Avenue and Rosa Road near Hilldale Mall.
The Madison Police Department and Madison Fire and Rescue were called to the scene to assist the injured pedestrian. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment. The severity of the victim’s injuries is currently unknown.
After the authorities arrived on the scene, traffic was diverted from the area. By 8:00 p.m. the lanes were reopened to the public.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Injury Accidents Madison
The number of pedestrian accidents in the country is on the rise. Children and the elderly are the highest risk groups for being involved in a pedestrian accident. Specifically, adults that are over the age of 65 and youngsters under the age of 15 are most vulnerable. The number of fatal pedestrian accidents reported in 2018 was the highest recorded since 1990. There were 129,000 pedestrians treated in emergency rooms after accidents In 2015.
The Alexander J. Smith Law Offices are the Janesville automobile accident attorneys care about helping victims of accidents obtain as much compensation as possible for their damages. We will fight aggressively to protect your rights and so that you see your full legal justice.
The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will review your accident experience and provide you with options to move forward with a personal injury claim. Call us today to discuss your situation during a completely free consultation at (608) 237-7035 for residents of Wisconsin or (815) 243-9686 for residents of Illinois. One of our highly knowledgeable Wisconsin and Illinois personal injury attorneys will answer all of your questions and help you build a strong personal injury claim.
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Disclaimer: As members of the local community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.