Janesville, WI (February 19, 2020) – During the early afternoon hours on Wednesday, an accident took place between a car and a pedestrian. The incident was reported at 12:38 p.m.
The incident took place on the busy street of Milton Avenue. The Janesville Police Department and EMS were dispatched to the scene to help the injured pedestrian. The extent of the injuries sustained by the pedestrian has not yet been confirmed.
JPD is still investigating.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents In Janesville
In 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that there were 129,000 pedestrians treated in hospitals for their injuries after a traffic accident. Pedestrians are extremely vulnerable to death and injury when hit by a car. During a collision, a pedestrian is 1.5 times more likely than an occupant of a passenger car to die from their injuries.
The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices understand how difficult it is to recover from serious injuries after an accident. We have many years of experience providing effective legal representation to victims who deserve compensation for their damages. Our team of Beloit automobile accident attorneys at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices are dedicated to fighting for victims’ rights and we will help you through the personal injury claim process.
Call us today to set up a free consultation at (608) 237-7035 for residents of Wisconsin or (815) 243-9686 for residents of Illinois. One of our highly knowledgeable Wisconsin and Illinois personal injury attorneys will help you obtain a full and fair settlement after your accident experience.
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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.