Melrose, MA – Elderly Man Suffers Life Threatening Injuries in Hit and Run

Pedestrian Accident on Harrison AvenueMelrose, MA (July 9, 2018) – In sad news out of Melrose, an elderly man sustained life-threatening injuries on Monday morning following a hit and run incident.  The incident happened just before 5:45 am.  Officers responded to Herbert Street find the man lying in the roadway suffering from serious injuries.  The man was apparently out for a morning walk when he was struck by a wrong-way driver, according to Melrose Police Chief Michael Lyle.

The man was transported to a Boston hospital with life-threatening injuries.  Melrose police are on the lookout for the hit and run driver.  They have alerted body shops in the area to look closely at any damaged vehicles that may come to their shop for repairs.  Police have not released the name of the injured man and an investigation into the crash remains ongoing.

Boston Hit and Run Accident Attorneys

Our thoughts go out to the injured victim and his family.  We can only hope that, in the coming days, he is able to begin recovering from this tragic accident.  We further hope that the responsible party is quickly located so that they have to answer for the incident.

A hit and run crash is one of the most frustrating types of car accidents to experience.  Not only do you have to deal with the accident itself, but you are also faced with another driver who recklessly chose not to take responsibility for their actions.   Fortunately, even under the worst of circumstances, there is legal help available to you while you are dealing with this unfortunate situation.

After a hit and run accident,  you should look for the best attorney that you can find.  Your attorney needs to be experienced and knowledgeable in the issues of both hit and run cases as well as dealing with the insurance company in a hit and run.  The credible threat of taking the case to trial is an important factor in settlement discussions with the insurance company.

At the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, we are experienced, knowledgeable and compassionate Boston personal injury attorneys.  We have vast experienced in the art of negotiation and trial practice. When you hire us we normally work on a contingency basis, which means we receive no fees unless your recover for your injuries. There is absolutely no obligation on your part, even if you decide to hire us to take your case.

If you would like to speak with someone about your Massachusetts personal injury claim today, please give us a call at 617-367-2900.  The call is free and we would love to hear from you.  We are always open to take your call.

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