Beloit, WI (January 23, 2020) – Sources have reported that a hit-and-run took place at the intersection of Burton Street and 6th Street near the Rock River. The authorities did not release any information pertaining to the car or driver who was responsible for the accident.
There was one victim that sustained injuries as a result of the crash. The severity of the injuries is unknown. The Beloit Police Department, as well as Beloit emergency personnel, were called to the scene to render aid to the injured party.
The police are currently investigating the details of the crash and looking for the individual responsible for the hit-and-run.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents In Beloit
Between the years 2009 to 2016, the number of hit-and-run deaths rose by 60%. According to AAA, 65% of fatal hit-and-run crashes were pedestrians and bicyclists. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that in 2015, there were almost 130,000 pedestrians that required emergency treatment in the hospital for injuries sustained by collisions with cars.
When you were hit by a vehicle and you sustained severe injuries, the recovery process can be long and stressful. The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices understand the toll that recovery from injuries and the emotional trauma of the event puts on victims. Our team of Janesville serious injury attorneys will take on the insurance companies to ensure you see a fair settlement and so you can get focus on the important task of getting better and healing.
The lawyers at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will fight for you so you see your full legal justice. Call us today to set up a free consultation at (608) 237-7035 for residents of Wisconsin or (815) 2439686 for residents of Illinois. One of our highly knowledgeable Wisconsin and Illinois personal injury attorneys will help you with your personal injury claim.
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Disclaimer: As members of the local community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.