A Stoughton, Massachusetts man, was seriously injured in a pedestrian accident when he was struck by a truck by a person he knew. The authorities stated that a pedestrian was hit by a truck and the driver fled the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital with a serious leg injury. Police also reported that the driver has been located and questioned but has not been taken into custody at this time. The police have recovered the truck in question are currently holding it as evidence. They reported that the accident is being investigated.
Pedestrians are at a great risk for hit-and-run accidents. In the U.S. there is nearly one pedestrian injury every 8 minutes. Pedestrian accidents can happen anywhere; crossing the road, walking on the sidewalk, or even standing or sitting in front of a building. What’s even scarier are the injuries you can sustain from the accident. These can range from minor scrapes and bumps to life changing injuries. Contact a personal injury attorney if you have been involved in a pedestrian accident. An experienced attorney can help with the investigation into the accident and determine if you have grounds to take legal action. These types of accidents can result in huge medical bills, and an attorney can help you recover any damages from the negligent party who caused the accident.
Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC has a talented team of attorneys who specialize in personal injuries. Our attorneys work closely with those who are injured and communicate with them throughout the entire legal process. They understand that accident injuries are not only painful but stressful as well and work hard to reach a maximum settlement for our client's injuries. If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, please contact our St. Louis office today for a free initial consultation.