Rockford, IL (February 12, 2020) – A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in a parking lot near Chrysler Drive on Tuesday night.
Witnesses indicate the injured pedestrian was a female and the collision took place after 11:00 p.m. The Rockford Police Department said the accident was at the 3000 block of West Chrysler Drive and specifically at the northeastern area of the parking lot. The victim sustained serious injuries and was transported via ambulance to a local area hospital. The type of injuries and their severity is unknown.
The Rockford Police Department is still investigating the details which lead to the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured party in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents In Rockford
In 2016 close to 6,000 pedestrians were killed in crashes with automobiles throughout the United States. That year, this amounted to one crash-related pedestrian fatality every 1.5 hours. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reported that in 2015 there were almost 130,000 pedestrians injured in crashes with cars where treatment in emergency rooms was necessary.
The time it takes to recover from serious injuries is stressful for victims. The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices know that victims of car accidents need less stress so they can recover more quickly and get back to their lives. Our team of Janesville serious injury attorneys will fight on your behalf so you obtain a fair and full settlement after your accident.
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) 243-9686 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.