West Allis, WI (October 1, 2023) – A teen was injured as a result of an automobile accident that occurred on Friday evening in West Allis.
The accident took place at around 9:54 p.m. on September 29.
According to local news sources, a 16-year-old was struck by a vehicle in the area of South 117th Street and West Cleveland Avenue.
Authorities arrived at the scene and closed off a portion of the roadway while assisting.
The teen was conscious at the scene of the accident when emergency crews arrived.
Emergency medical services provided care to the victim before transporting them to a local hospital.
At this time, the crash is being investigated.
We hope the injured pedestrian recovers quickly.
Pedestrian Accidents in Wisconsin
Pedestrian accidents are often devastating, leaving countless people across the state of Wisconsin injured every year. Unfortunately, there are many instances where people are harmed in these accidents as a result of negligent and reckless drivers. Some of the leading factors in pedestrian crashes across our state include:
Failing to Yield: When drivers do not stop for pedestrians designating crossing areas, they can cross into them and cause severe harm.
Running Red Lights: The act of running a red light or passing a stop sign is incredibly dangerous for pedestrians. Unfortunately, there are countless instances where pedestrians are crossing the street, and drivers run red lights and strike them.
Distractions: When drivers are distracted while operating their vehicles, there is a chance that they may not see pedestrians crossing the road nearby. Unfortunately, there are many accidents that take place as a result of drivers who are not paying attention to the road ahead.
After being injured in a pedestrian accident, there is a chance that you will have significant financial burdens related to medical costs and more. To help alleviate the impact that these expenses and losses will have on your life, it is important for you to reach out to a West Allis pedestrian accident lawyer right away. You may be able to file a claim to pursue compensation from the person who is responsible. This type of legal action can provide you with the relief you need during this very difficult time.
At Zerbst & Kluck, S.C., we understand the devastating impact a pedestrian accident can have on your life. For this reason, our dedicated legal advocates are committed to fighting for your rights and obtaining the compensation you deserve. With decades of experience representing injured crash victims in Wisconsin, we have the knowledge and resources to help you succeed with your claim. We will do everything in our power to ensure you get the money you need for your medical costs and more. To get started on your case, contact our personal injury law firm at (608) 471-5365 to schedule a consultation with one of our lawyers right away.
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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