Cherry Valley, IL (December 12, 2019) – A pedestrian was hit and suffered serious injuries on Thursday afternoon around 3:15 p.m. The victim was only identified as a male. The victim was transported to a local hospital for additional treatment and further evaluation. EMS technicians worked on the man at the scene before transporting the victim.
The man was hit on Pawlisch Drive in front of the Busch Jewelers store near CherryVale Mall. It is believed that the driver of the vehicle that hit the man stayed on the scene. The identity of the driver and the make of the car have not been released.
The police blocked off the southbound lane of Pawlisch Drive while they investigated the details of the accident. It is unclear what lead to the collision but authorities have indicated that they will provide more updates when they are available.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents In Cherry Valley
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are over 5,000 fatal pedestrian accidents that take place in the United States each year. Pedestrians are at an increased risk for death when they are involved in a crash versus passengers in cars. Pedestrians’ risk is 1.5 times higher than automobile occupants. Each day in this country there is over 400 individuals who will need treatment in emergency rooms because of pedestrian and vehicle crashes.
If you have been seriously injured as a pedestrian in a crash, you must focus on recovery. Let the Janesville automobile accident attorneys at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices fight on your behalf and take on the insurance companies for you. We will work to ensure you see your full legal justice.
The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices are here to provide you the legal representation you need to build a successful personal injury claim. Call us today to discuss your situation during a completely 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 answer all of your questions and work with you so your best interests are represented.
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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.