Pedestrian Accident in Busy Seattle Neighborhood

Posted By Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC || 27-Jan-2017

A woman was hit by a car at an intersection in Seattle, Washington. Officers responded to the pedestrian accident after receiving calls of someone struck by a car. The officers arrived around 7:00 a.m. and found a woman that sustained a severe leg injury from the accident. Medics drove the victim to a local hospital, and the driver of the car was cooperating with authorities. A witness reported that that particular area has a lot of pedestrian traffic. She expressed concern that she’s seen a lot of close calls with pedestrian accidents in that neighborhood and that it isn’t safe.

Pedestrian accidents injure over 65,000 people each year and leave many victims with large medical bills, anxiety, stress and even life-altering injuries. Pedestrians can be at risk for accidents mainly due to visibility issues. Often drivers have a hard time seeing pedestrians whether it is due to weather conditions, low visibility, distracted driving or even pedestrian error. However, it is imperative to remember that if you are involved in a pedestrian accident to call for medical assistance for you or anyone who is injured in the accident. The next step is to contact a personal injury attorney. An experienced attorney will discuss your injuries and your potential case. They understand that these injuries can be expensive and stressful to victims and will help determine if you have grounds for legal action.

Meyerkord and Meyerkord, LLC is based in St. Louis and has a talented group of personal injury attorneys. We are dedicated to each client and their case. We understand that injuries are not only stressful to the victim but their family as well. Our entire team will communicate throughout the entire legal process while striving for maximum compensation for your injuries. Contact us today if a pedestrian accident has caused you or a loved one damages. Call us today to schedule your no-obligation consultation and start your road to recovery.

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