Rockford, IL (November 15, 2019) – Sources close to the authorities have reported that a serious accident took place on the east side during the night on Wednesday, November 13. A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle at approximately 9:15 p.m.
The incident occurred at 12th Avenue and 23rd Street. There were injuries reported as a result of the crash. According to the sources, the injuries were severe.
The Rockford Police Department has not released any information on the incident, nor have they released information on the identities of the parties involved in the accident. The police continue to investigate the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents In Rockford
The human body takes a serious beating when it is hit by a car. The injuries suffered are often severe if not life-threatening. There were almost 6,000 pedestrians killed in crashes with automobiles in 2016 in the United States which is approximately one crash-related pedestrian fatality every 1.5 hours across the country. In 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reported that there were almost 130,000 pedestrians that required emergency treatment in the hospital for injuries sustained by collisions with cars.
Recovering from serious injuries is not easy. The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices understand these challenges victims of car accidents who are injured face and we will fight for them so they can see their full legal justice. We care about providing victims in Wisconsin and Illinois with the best legal representation. Our team of Janesville serious injury attorneys will take on the insurance companies to ensure you see a fair settlement at the conclusion of your personal injury claim.
The lawyers at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will fight the insurance companies aggressively on your behalf. 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 help you with your 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.