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Pedestrians Struck in Belleville

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In the United States, a pedestrian is killed every 2 hours and a pedestrian is injured every 7 minutes by vehicles. Pedestrians should wear reflective clothing, carry a flashlight, use crosswalks, and walk on sidewalks if available. In 2012, 4,743 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes and 76,000 were injured. These statistics prove that even if a pedestrian follows all the suggested safety measures, they don't guarantee their safety.

In Belleville, IL vehicles struck two pedestrians in separate accidents. A male in his early 30s was the first victim Tuesday morning and he refused medical treatment. The second victim was a 39-year-old woman who sustained head and leg injuries are was transported to the hospital via ambulance. Accidents involving a pedestrian are quite traumatic and typically result in serious injuries or death.

The personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC have handled numerous pedestrian accidents and have over a century of combined experience. Our attorneys are licensed in Missouri and Illinois. If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident contact us in order for us to investigate your accident. We will work diligently to gather evidence and fight to hold the at-fault driver accountable. Please call us at (314) 436-9958 or (800) 391-4318 for a free no-obligation consultation.

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