Two Pedestrian Accidents in Milwaukee
As the weather in Wisconsin gets warmer, more pedestrians emerge onto the roadways. Because of the increased foot traffic all around the state of Wisconsin, drivers and pedestrains alike should take extra care and ensure they are paying attention to their surroundings.
On April 18, 2017, there were two accidents in the City of Milwaukee involving vehicles and pedestrians. The accidents occurred in different areas, and they were also at different times.
The first accident occurred in the morning, around 7:00 am near the streets North and Humbodlt in Milwaukee. A vehicle hit the pedestian while they while they were walking. Fortunately, the pedestrian only suffered from minor injuries. Law enforcement officials are still investigating the accident.
The second accident occurred in the afternoon, around 3:30 pm, near 35th Street and Mitchell Street. The pedestrian was crossing the street, when he was struck by a vehicle. After the vehicle struck the man, it fled from the scene. Law enforcement officials believe that they have located the vehicle that was involved in the accident. Tragically, the pedestrian died because of injuries he sustained as a result of the collision.
As both drivers and pedestrians we must pay close attention to our surroundings and obey all traffic laws. By doing these things, we can help to prevent accidents and injuries.
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