Roscoe, IL (November 24, 2019) – Authorities confirmed that a young child was hit by a car on Sunday morning at around 11:25 a.m. The incident took place near the 4800 block of Hononegah Road.
The authorities reported that a mother was crossing the street with her two children when the accident took place. One of woman’s two children was hit by a van.
The child was tossed into the air and flew a great distance across the street after being hit by the van. As a result of the crash, the child suffered non-life threatening injuries.
Emergency officials responded to the scene alongside the police and an ambulance transported the injured child to a local hospital.
The authorities confirm that the investigation into the crash remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured child in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents In Roscoe
Pedestrian accidents can result in a variety of outcomes from bumps and bruises to serious injuries or death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were almost 6,000 pedestrians who were killed in traffic crashes across the country in 2016. That year, approximately one crash-related death took place every 1.5 hours. Children are at high risk for pedestrian-related accidents. Youngsters under the age of 15 had a one in five chance of being killed in traffic crashes in 2016. There were also close to 130,000 crash-related pedestrian injuries that required treatment in the emergency department in 2015.
If you or your child has been hit by a car and sustained injuries, you need the knowledgeable support of the Janesville personal injury lawyers at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices. Our team of Roscoe pedestrian accident attorneys will fight on your behalf so you obtain the highest amount of compensation for 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. 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.