Greenfield, WI (July 29, 2023) – An officer and a pedestrian were involved in a fatal accident that took place in Greenfield near Milwaukee on Thursday, July 27.
According to Greenfield Police Department officials, the accident happened in an unknown area of Greenfield near Milwaukee. Police confirmed that officers were called to a household to conduct a welfare check on a woman from Milwaukee. The officer pulled into the driveway and claims that they did not see the woman lying in the roadway. The patrol vehicle ran over the woman.
The officer got out of their vehicle and immediately called an ambulance to assist the woman. The woman, identified as a 42-year-old, was rushed to the hospital with extensive injuries. She was tragically pronounced deceased there.
The area was blocked off for some time following the collision. The officer has since been placed on administrative leave due to their role in the accident.
No further details have been released but police continue their investigation into the circumstances leading up to the accident.
We want to take a moment to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in Wisconsin
A pedestrian accident could happen in the blink of an eye, leading to catastrophic harm and damage. In 2022, it was reported that 75 pedestrians were killed in accidents, which is much higher than usual. If you have lost somebody you love in a pedestrian accident, you are likely left wondering where you can turn. Speaking with an attorney is one of the best ways that you can move forward during these challenging times.
It is not easy for a family to get back on their feet after they have lost a loved one in a pedestrian crash. Holding a party liable for the death of your loved one can be a difficult journey, which is why speaking with an attorney is in your best interests. While you grieve, an attorney will be able to help you work toward the financial compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. You should never delay when seeking the assistance of a Greenfield pedestrian accident lawyer for help.
Our attorneys at Zerbst & Kluck, S.C. are here to help you get back on your feet after you have lost a loved one in a fatal pedestrian accident. When you believe that a driver was acting irresponsibly at the time of the accident, you have many options for holding them responsible for your losses. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for an array of losses, such as the following:
- Medical bills
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
We will stand by your side in your dire time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Greenfield at (608) 471-5365 to find out what options you have at this time.
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