Madison, WI (July 12, 2023) – A man sustained injuries in a pedestrian accident that took place at a Madison intersection on the night of Monday, July 10.
According to Madison Police Department officials, the accident happened during the night at the intersection of North Sherman Avenue and Commercial Avenue. Police confirmed that a pedestrian male was walking in the area when he was suddenly struck by a vehicle that was traveling southbound and made a left turn at the intersection. The driver reportedly remained on the scene after the accident.
Several Madison responders, including local paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, identified as a 39-year-old man, sustained significant injuries in the accident. He was rushed to the hospital for treatment, but his current condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for a period of time after the accident. Police said they have not yet charged the driver involved in the accident.
The investigation into the accident remains ongoing at this time. Police will update with any new information as it is available.
We offer our warmest sympathies and prayers to the pedestrian injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Wisconsin
Pedestrians are the most at-risk victims on our roads throughout the state of Wisconsin. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident with any type of vehicle. In 2022, it was reported that 75 pedestrians lost their lives in Wisconsin accidents, which was 25 more fatalities than in 2021. On top of this, hundreds of people are hurt in these accidents throughout the state each year. If you have been seriously injured in a pedestrian accident that was caused by another party, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
It is never easy to move forward with a pedestrian accident claim. The driver involved in your accident may say that they are not to blame for your accident, making it difficult to recover. Proving liability can be a complex matter, which is why you should have the assistance of an attorney on your side. An attorney will be able to answer any questions that you have as well, on top of helping you to meet deadlines in your claim. You should speak with a skilled and knowledgeable Madison pedestrian accident lawyer immediately so that you can get back on your feet.
Moving forward after a pedestrian accident might feel like a desperate situation, which is why our attorneys at Zerbst & Kluck, S.C. are here to help. Time is of the essence when you are dealing with an accident claim. Our attorneys want to help you fight the insurance company so that you get what is owed to you after an accident. You may find that you are eligible for some of the following aspects:
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
You have options after a pedestrian crash caused by another party. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Madison at (608) 471-5365 to find out what we can do to help you move forward.
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