February 4 , 2021 | Pedestrian Accidents
Car accidents occur every day. Some car accidents involve pedestrians. When a car accident involves a pedestrian, the pedestrian is most likely to get the worst of it. Accidents involving pedestrians can cause serious injuries to the pedestrian. Some examples of potential injuries include trauma to the head and brain, lacerations, and broken and crushed bones. Pedestrian accidents can also result in fatalities. Because of the potential for serious consequences, it is important that both drivers and pedestrians take precautions to stay safe on the roadways. Recently, an accident involving a pedestrian occurred in West Allis, Wisconsin.
The accident occurred on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at approximately 8:00 pm. The accident happened near 103rd Street and West Greenfield Avenue. A dark colored sedan struck a pedestrian. After striking the pedestrian, the driver of the vehicle left the scene of the collision. Law enforcement officials responded to the scene of the accident. As a result of the collision, the pedestrian sustained injuries. The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital to receive treatment for their injuries. Fortunately, the pedestrian is reportedly in stable condition following the collision. An investigation into the accident remains ongoing. Law enforcement officials are searching for information regarding the driver of the vehicle.
Pedestrian accidents are incredibly dangerous for the pedestrian. These kinds of accidents can cause severe injuries and even fatalities. Drivers must ensure that they are paying full attention to the roadways and avoid distracted driving behaviors to help keep everyone on the roadway safe. Further, drivers need to remain on scene if they are involved in a motor vehicle accident. By ensuring that they practice safe driving and pay attention to the roadways, drivers will be less likely to be involved in a car accident. Therefore, the roadways will be safer for both motor vehicles and pedestrians alike.