Rockford, IL (February 11, 2020) – A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on the east side of Rockford on Tuesday afternoon. The incident took place at 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Charles Street and Hunter Avenue.
Emergency medical services came to the scene to provide aid to the injured parties. The Rockford Police Department worked to clear the scene.
The severity of the pedestrian’s injuries and the identity of the parties involved have not been released. The authorities have advised the public to avoid the area. The RPD is still investigating the details in the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents In Rockford
Across the United States, there were approximately 129,000 pedestrians who are injured in traffic accidents that need emergency treatment in 2015. The elderly were highly victimized as those individuals older than 65 made up 19% of the pedestrian fatalities that year while they made up 13% of all injuries in pedestrian traffic accidents. Children between the ages of 10 and 14 made up the most pedestrian accident injuries in 2015.
The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Officescare about pedestrians who are hit by cars and injured. Most often, victims will suffer more severe injuries than passengers in a traffic accident. When you sustained injuries from an accident that was not your fault, the Janesville serious injury attorneys at Alexander J. Smith will fight for you to see your full legal justice.
The lawyers at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices are here to help you with your personal injury claim. Call us today to set up a free consultation at (608) 237-7035 for residents of Wisconsin or (815) 2439686 for residents of Illinois. One of our highly knowledgeable Wisconsin and Illinois personal injury attorneys will answer all of your questions during the free consultation.
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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.