Rockford, IL (November 12, 2019) – Authorities were called to the scene of an accident on Tuesday afternoon on the east side in Rockford. The incident took place around 2:40 p.m. on the in the 200 block of the Executive Parkway.
A pedestrian was reported to have been hit by an automobile on Executive Pkwy. Injuries did result resulted from the crash according to police. At this time, we do not know how severe the injuries were for the pedestrian.
The Rockford Police Department is still investigating the cause of the crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents In Rockford
In 2012, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that in 2012 there were 76,000 pedestrian injuries from being struck by a car. In 2016, there were approximately 1 pedestrian deaths from being hit by a car every hour-and-a-half. Children and the elderly are the highest risk groups for being hit by a car as a pedestrian. Pedestrians who are intoxicated are also at increased risk.
The Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices know that victims who are recovering from injuries need compensation to help them recoup lost wages, medical expenses, property damages, and for their pain and suffering. We are committed to providing the best legal services to victims of accidents who are our fellow residents in Wisconsin and Illinois. When you sustained injuries from an accident that was not your fault, the Janesville serious injury attorneys at Alexander J. Smith will fight for you to see your full legal justice.
The lawyers at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices are here to help you with your personal injury claim. 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 answer all of your questions during the free consultation.
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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.