Cleveland, OH – Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle at E 78th St & Union Ave

Cleveland, OH – Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle at E 78th St & Union Ave

Cleveland, OH (May 17, 2024) – A pedestrian accident reported in the Cleveland area send one person to an area hospital with injuries. The collision was reported to officials at around 7:10 p.m. on May 15.

Official reports indicate that a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on East 78th Street near Union Avenue. The incident prompted authorities in Ward 6 to respond to the scene and close down the intersection, which is in the Broadway Slavic Village neighborhood. Some disruptions were reported throughout the area as emergency crews worked to clear the scene. The pedestrian received medical treatment on-site and was transported to an area hospital for further care. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

Our thoughts go out to the injured pedestrian. We hope for their full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in Ohio

Each week in Ohio, over 1,400 individuals face injuries from car incidents. While some accidents result in minor cuts and scrapes, many suffer severe injuries like brain or spinal cord trauma, fractures, and other serious wounds that make it hard to work and do daily tasks. These avoidable events often happen because drivers act recklessly.

When drivers text or call while driving, driving under the influence, or do other careless things, they significantly raise the risk of losing control of their vehicles and hurting others. The time after a crash is full of strong emotions. Victims not only go through intense pain and suffering but also deal with high medical bills while not being able to work.

Nobody plans to be in a car accident, and managing what happens next can be very stressful. However, getting legal help from a knowledgeable Cleveland pedestrian accident attorney can make a big difference in making sure you get fair compensation for your injuries. These legal advocates know how to handle complicated legal processes and fight for your rights. If you’re in this situation, don’t wait to contact a car accident lawyer in Ohio who will focus on your well-being and work towards justice for you. Remember, time is crucial, so acting quickly and seeking the help you need is important.

At Joseph Law Group, we strongly support fighting for justice and offering our clients excellent legal representation. With years of experience, we passionately support those who have been unfairly hurt in car accidents. Our dedication is in helping our clients rebuild their lives by getting the compensation they deserve. If you or someone you know has suffered because of an accident caused by someone else’s carelessness, please get in touch with our Ohio personal injury law firm for a free consultation at 216-522-1600. Let us stand up for your rights and speak for you during this tough time.

Note: Our writers use outside sources when writing these posts.  These outside sources include but are not limited to news outlet reports, local and state police accident reports, social media posts, eyewitness accounts, and other sources about accidents that take place in and around the Greater Cleveland area. We do not independently verify the facts surrounding this injury accident. If there is something inaccurate in our story, please notify us immediately so that we can correct the post as soon as possible. We will remove a story if requested.  

Disclaimer: Our team of attorneys at Joseph Law Group has been helping injured victims and their families throughout the state of Ohio for decades. We hope that these posts will be a reminder to our community members to use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle to avoid and prevent being involved in a serious accident that results in injury. This is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene.

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