Teenage Skateboarder Seriously Injured in Pedestrian Accident

Posted By Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC || 16-Nov-2016

A pedestrian accident involving a car and skateboard has injured a 16-year-old in Redmond, Washington. The police department reported that a collision had happened between a Hyundai Sonata and a male skateboarder. They responded to the call after the Sonata hit the teen while he was in the eastbound lane. The teen's condition is listed as serious and is continually improving. The driver of the Sonata was not suspected to be influenced by drugs or alcohol, but the Redmond Police Department is conducting an investigation.

Pedestrian accidents can range from trips, falls and being hit by a car. Anyone who is on or near the roadways and not in a vehicle is at risk for a pedestrian injury. Individuals who are hit by an oncoming vehicle are the third most frequent source of injury for pedestrians. That scary statistic is just a reminder that accidents can happen. Pedestrian accidents are very traumatizing, and securing proper representation is a must. A personal injury attorney can help you during this trying time by holding the individual who is responsible accountable for their actions. Victims need an attorney who is experienced with pedestrian cases and has a passion for helping those who have been injured.

The attorney’s at Meyerkord and Meyerkord, LLC, are a dedicated and close-knit firm that specializes in personal injury cases. We understand that injuries sustained in pedestrian accidents can be challenging. We work closely with our clients and communicate during each step of the legal process, alleviating stress so you can focus on recovery. Please contact us today for a free no-obligation consultation and let us help you receive the care and compensation you deserve.


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