A serious pedestrian crash occurred in a parking lot in Abington,. The pedestrian group was stuck on Saturday morning and four patients were taken to local hospitals. Groceries were strung out at the Stop & Shop parking lot after the accident. The 84-year old driver of the vehicle, a Dodge Caravan, was also transported to the hospital. He is being charge with operating to endanger. The police authorities have not released any other information of the pedestrian accident but all victims are reported to be in good condition.
Over 76,000 victims sustain injuries from pedestrian accidents each year. Pedestrian accidents can happen in parking lots, driveways, roadways and anywhere that pedestrians are. Distracted driving can play a large part in accidents and it is always important for drivers and pedestrians to remain focused. Modern technology such as touch screens and mobile devices in vehicles can be a huge distraction to drivers and can cause pedestrian accidents. Pedestrians should always be vigilant when out with other pedestrians and vehicles. Always contact a personal injury attorney if you or a loved one is injured in a pedestrian accident. Medical expenses can cause victims much stress and be wondering how they will afford them. However, a qualified personal injury attorney can help a victim determine if they are eligible for compensation for their injuries.
The personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC have over a century of experience to offer our clients. We work diligently on each case to provide clients with a maximum compensation. We offer free initial consultations for those who are seeking legal advice for pedestrian injuries. Call to schedule your no-obligation consultation and let us help you today!