Menasha, WI (July 30, 2023) – At 11:30 a.m. on the morning of Thursday, July 27, a pedestrian crash with injuries occurred at a Menasha intersection.
According to Winnebago County officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Valley Road and Schindler Place. Police confirmed that two or more pedestrians were walking in the area when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle at the intersection. The driver of the vehicle allegedly stayed on scene.
Menasha paramedics and fire crews were dispatched to the scene to help. The pedestrians, who have not yet been identified, sustained injuries in the accident. They were hospitalized with unknown injuries.
The road was blocked at the intersection for some time following the accident. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released, but police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident. Police will update with new information as it becomes available.
Our thoughts and sympathies go out to the parties injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Wisconsin
When you are traveling somewhere by foot, you expect that you will make it to your destination safely. However, sometimes it doesn’t go this way when drivers are not paying close attention to what is happening on the roads around them. In 2021, it was reported that 54 pedestrians lost their lives in pedestrian accidents, which was 8% more than in 2020. On top of this, hundreds of pedestrians are sent to hospitals every year for serious injuries caused by pedestrian accidents. If your life has been turned upside-down due to a pedestrian accident in Wisconsin, you and your family have many options moving forward.
Every pedestrian accident is unique, and they all differ from one another in a variety of ways. You deserve your case to be handled with care, which is why you should never delay in seeking legal help. There are many reasons for pedestrian accidents involving passenger vehicles, such as the following:
- Driver distractions
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Failing to yield the right-of-way at crosswalks and other areas
No matter why your pedestrian accident occurred, you have every right to hold a liable party responsible for your collision. Speaking with a skilled Menasha pedestrian accident attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make during these difficult times.
Our attorneys at Zerbst & Kluck, S.C. understand how overwhelmed you are likely feeling after a life-altering pedestrian accident. You should never delay when it comes to speaking with an experienced attorney, or else you could miss out on opportunities for financial compensation. On top of this, an attorney knows the ins and outs of negotiating with a big-name insurance company, that does not have your best interests at heart. We understand how difficult these times can be for you, which is why we want to help you get back on your feet as you heal physically. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Menasha at (608) 471-5365 to find out what options you have at this time.
Note: When writing this accident news article, our writers utilized secondary sources, including local news sources, local and state police incident reports, social media platforms, and, occasionally, eyewitness reports. Our firm has not independently verified any of the facts pertaining to this accident. If you locate any information in this post that is inaccurate, please contact Zerbst & Kluck, S.C., right away. The article will be updated with the correct information immediately. If requested, we will take down this post.
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