Pedestrian Accident

Car Pedestrian Accident

Pedestrian accidents are probably the most frightening of all auto accidents. Without the protection of being in a car, the pedestrian are far more susceptible to devastating injuries or even fatal accidents. Even a low speed collision can result in serious harm for the pedestrian.

When a pedestrian is hit by a car, the injuries can be more serious or even life-threatening. If a person has been hit by a car while on foot, the individual may have suffered anything from scrapes and cuts to broken bones and fractures or worse, head trauma.

All too often, something as commonplace as crossing the street can result in a serious, life-changing injury. Even if such as accident was partially the fault of you, the pedestrian, the law may still allow you to collect for the costs of the injury you suffered, so give us a call to learn more about how Bridge Law can help your case.

Common Causes of Pedestrian Accident

  • Driving while intoxicated
  • Driving while intoxicated
  • Running red lights and hitting pedestrians in the crosswalk
  • Right turns through crosswalks
  • Distracted driving such as texting or talking on the phone
  • Backing out of a parking space
Head CT scan