January 15 , 2021 | Pedestrian Accidents
Car accidents can have serious consequences. Some of these consequences include property damage, injuries, and even fatalities. Pedestrians who are struck by motor vehicles are at an increased risk of suffering injuries and fatalities. Pedestrians have little protection if they are struck my a vehicle. Therefore, such a collision can result in serious injuries such as trauma to the head and brain, severe lacerations, and broken and crushed bones. Additionally, pedestrians can be killed when they are struck by a motor vehicle. Recently, a tragic accident involving a pedestrian occurred in Milwaukee.
The accident occurred on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. The accident happened near 20th Street and Burleigh Street around 8:30 pm in Milwaukee Wisconsin. Law enforcement officials state that a man was struck in the roadway by a vehicle. The vehicle did not remain on the scene after the collision with the pedestrian. Law enforcement officials responded to the scene of the collision and the pedestrian was transported to the local hospital to receive treatment for the injuries that were sustained in the collision. Tragically, the pedestrian passed away as a result of the injuries that were sustained when he was struck by the vehicle. Law enforcement officials are continuing to search for the driver of the vehicle that struck the pedestrian.
Accidents involving pedestrians can be extremely dangerous and have serious consequences. Because of this, it is important that drivers always remain vigilant for pedestrians that may be in the roadways. Drivers should avoid texting and other use of the cellphone while driving, exceeding the speed limit, failing to yield to pedestrians at crosswalks, failing to use turn signals and failing to adjust to weather or traffic conditions. By practicing safe driving, drivers can help keep the roadways safer for both pedestrians and themselves.