Janesville, WI (January 22, 2020) – A hit-and-run accident involving a pedestrian was reported to have occurred on Humes Road in Janesville on Wednesday evening. The incident took place at approximately 7:15 p.m. in the evening.
The Janesville Police Department and the Janesville Fire and Rescue were on the scene helping the injured victim. The JPD is currently conducting an investigation. Authorities are asking the public for any witnesses to the accident to come forward.
There has not been any information on the make or color of the vehicle involved. The police are still investigating the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents In Janesville
A human body is no match for a car and when a car smashes into a pedestrian the injuries are often severe if not life-threatening. In 2016, there were almost 6,000 pedestrians killed in crashes with automobiles in the United States. Approximately one crash-related pedestrian fatality took place that year every 1.5 hours across the country. In 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), indicates that there were almost 130,000 pedestrians who were rushed to the emergency room for treatment of injuries related to being hit by cars.
It is not an easy process when you are recovering from serious injuries. It can take a long time and be stressful. The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices understand these challenges and we care about the well-being of victims in Wisconsin and Illinois. We take providing victims with the best legal services seriously because we are dedicated to helping these individuals see their full legal justice. Our team of Janesville serious injury attorneys will fight on your behalf to ensure you see a fair settlement at the conclusion of your personal injury claim.
The lawyers at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will fight the insurance companies aggressively on your behalf. 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.