Rockford, IL – (December 3, 2019) – A male in his 60’s was confirmed to have been hit by a vehicle late Tuesday morning. The incident took place at approximately 11:50 a.m. in the 500 block of Mulberry Street.
The victim was crossing the road at the time of the crash and he sustained injuries as a result. It is unclear how severe his injuries were.
The Rockford Police Department is still investigating the cause of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents In Rockford
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation reports that in 2001 there was 1 pedestrian who was injured or killed every 5 hours and 12 minutes. Every year, the state loses approximately 60 pedestrians while 350 sustain serious injuries in accidents. When a pedestrian is over the age of 75, the risk for a crash leading to death increases significantly.
If you were injured as a pedestrian by a negligent driver, you deserve compensation for the injuries you suffered as a result of the accident. The Janesville serious injury attorneys at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will build a strong personal injury claim on your behalf and fight the insurance companies so that you see a fair settlement when your claim has concluded.
Our team of Wisconsin automobile accident injury attorneys will work with you and guide you through the entire personal injury claim process. We will answer all of your questions and advise you on the best path forward towards protecting your legal rights.
Call us today to set up a free consultation at (608) 237-7035 for residents of Wisconsin or (815) 2439686 for residents of Illinois. Our talented and experienced Wisconsin and Illinois personal injury attorneys are here for you to discuss your accident experience.
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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.