Cleveland, OH (December 13, 2021) – Two children were injured after being struck by a motor vehicle in Cleveland on Friday night, December 10. The incident occurred at the 100 block of Public Square.
A 9-year-old boy and a 10-year-old girl were traveling on the roadway when they were hit by the driver. An ambulance was sent to the scene, and the injured parties were transported to MetroHealth Medical Center for treatment. The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. No updates on the conditions of the crash victims have been released at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Pedestrian Crashes in Ohio
Pedestrian deaths have reached all-time highs in recent years, according to statistics. Pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely to be killed in a traffic accident, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Despite the fact that pedestrians have the same right to the road as everyone else, many drivers fail to keep an eye out for them, resulting in fatal traffic collisions.
Whether you live in a big city or a rural area, you will occasionally have to share the road with cyclists. Drivers in Ohio have a responsibility to all road users, including cyclists. You have legal rights as a cyclist. That means that if you are hit by a car and are injured, you may be entitled to compensation with the help of a Cleveland personal injury attorney.
Pedestrian Accident Lawyers in Cleveland
If you have been injured in a pedestrian crash, you should contact an experienced pedestrian accident lawyer in Cleveland right away. It is critical to begin your personal injury claim as soon as possible in order to maximize your chances of receiving full compensation. To build your case, the legal team at Joseph Law Group will examine copies of your medical records, accident reports, and other evidence. We will fight tooth and nail to ensure that your legal rights are protected. After being injured in a pedestrian accident, we have assisted many accident victims in recovering the compensation they deserve. We can assist you in receiving the full amount of your claim.
Call us today at 216-522-1600 to speak with a Cleveland serious injury lawyer about your case.
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.