Police are currently investigating an accident where a Naperville woman was hit and killed while walking her dog Sunday night. The 22-year-old woman was hit when she and her dog were crossing at the intersection of Book Road and Rickert Drive. The driver was a 74-year-old man operating a Chevy Malibu. The victim was taken to the hospital where she later died.
Pedestrians are the most vulnerable people on the roads. They can be difficult to see and are at a huge disadvantage when struck by a vehicle. Victims hit by vehicles often suffer serious injuries or are killed. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 4,743 pedestrians were killed in 2012 in accidents with automobiles. If you've been a victim and you're wondering how to choose the best attorney, look for one with a reputation for being experienced and dedicated to their clients.
The skilled lawyers at Meyerkord & Kurth are dedicated professionals with over 95 years of combined experience in car accident cases; they are ready to serve you. Likewise, when represented by Meyerkord & Kurth, you will receive the personal attention and excellent service that you deserve while we work tirelessly for you to get you the financial compensation you deserve. Please contact us today for a free consultation at (314) 300-3000 or (800) 391-4318 for a no-obligation assessment of your potential pedestrian case.
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