Worcester, MA (June 26, 2018) – A pedestrian was hurt in a motor vehicle collision in Worcester on Monday, June 25th. Police report that a pedestrian was walking in the 1 block of Waverly Street on Monday morning at approximately 10:00 am. At that time, a vehicle traveling on Waverly struck the pedestrian. The crash resulted in injuries to the pedestrian.
Worcester police were called to the scene to investigate the accident. They have not released any information and the investigation is ongoing at this time. Police are expected to consider the location of the accident, such as whether the pedestrian was in a marked crosswalk, whether the car properly yielded to the pedestrian and whether there were any witnesses to the crash. All of these factors will be crucial in the police investigation and, ultimately, the legal responsibility for those involved in the accident. There is no word at this time on whether charges will be issued.
Boston Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Pedestrian accidents are an unfortunate fact of life in our state. Especially in large cities, such as Boston and surrounding areas, where pedestrians are all around, these accidents occur frequently. In heavily congested cities and towns, it is extremely important for drivers to use due caution when approaching an area frequented by pedestrians. Similarly, pedestrians must make sure that they are always following all traffic laws and ordinances for their own safety. When a driver fails to use the proper care to ensure the safety of pedestrians and an accident results, the driver may be held civilly liable for their actions which led to the accident. In personal injury law, this is a concept known as negligence.
If a pedestrian is injured due to the negligence another, the pedestrian can recover personal injuries suffered as a result, including medical bills, out of pocket expenses, lost wages as well as pain and suffering. These cases are complicated, however and require assistance from a lawyer to ensure they are properly handled. If you find yourself in this situation, you need an experienced personal injury attorney to help walk you through your case.
At the Law Office of Jeffrey S. Glassman, we can help. We have the skill and experience to help get you the results you deserve. We offer free consultations. To discuss your case with one of our attorneys, please call us today at 617-367-2900.
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