Pedestrian Accident Involves SUV
Tulsa, OK (August 29, 2018) On August 28, 2018, at about 6:00 in the morning, a pedestrian accident occurred involving an SUV on Yale Avenue. Officials state that the SUV was headed south when the man was crossing Yale Avenue from east to west near 66th Street. The driver of the SUV stopped his vehicle after hitting the man and remained on the scene until authorities arrived. The EMSA transported the man to the hospital due to injuries. Fortunately, the man was still coherent and alert when he was being transferred to the hospital. The extent of his injuries has not been disclosed at this time. Officials are continuing to investigate the cause of this accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in Oklahoma
Pedestrian accidents are extremely dangerous because there is a large chance that pedestrians could suffer fatal injuries. Pedestrians’ bodies are not protected from the impact of motor vehicles, which weigh thousands of pounds. Pedestrians usually suffer broken bones, spinal cord injuries, limb injuries, internal injuries, and even brain damage. It’s very fortunate that this injured victim did not suffer fatal injuries. He can file a personal injury lawsuit with the help of a personal injury lawyer.
The most common causes of pedestrian accidents are some form of negligent driving, which includes speeding, driving under the influence, using a cell phone, or eating. It only takes a few moments of not paying attention to the road to hit a pedestrian.
At McGuire Law Firm, our attorneys have years of experience representing clients who have received injuries due to pedestrian accidents. We believe our clients deserve compensation for their medical expenses, loss of wages, mental anguish, and emotional distress. We do not take our clients’ cases lightly because we know how important their cases are. If you, or someone you love, received injuries in a pedestrian accident, call (405) 513-5658.