- December 7, 2022
- Barnes Admin
Pedestrian Seriously Injured After Being Struck by Vehicle
Niagara Falls, NY – An accident involving a pedestrian and a vehicle occurred on Tuesday, December 6, 2022. The collision happened at the intersection of 19th Street and Elmwood Avenue.
According to the Niagara Falls Police Department, a pedestrian was crossing at an intersection when they were struck by a vehicle making a left-hand turn. The pedestrian was transported to ECMC with serious injuries. The accident remains under investigation.
Unfortunately, over 70,000 pedestrians are injured in accidents each year. In this accident, the injured pedestrian should hire an investigative team to evaluate all aspects surrounding the collision. This includes reviewing:
- Driver accident history
- Police accident report
- Vehicle accident history
- Any testing of driver for drugs and alcohol
- Any history of driver with drugs and alcohol
- Phone and texting records of the driver
- Any video evidence of the crash
- All eyewitness accounts of the accident
- Evaluation if road is striped properly and up to code
- Driving records
- Accident history at this intersection
- Inspection of the intersection
Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
As one of America’s largest injury law firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in pedestrian accidents get the best result possible. While handling several of these cases, attorneys at The Barnes Firm have found common causes of pedestrian accidents usually include one or more of the following:
- Texting and driving
- Distracted driving
- Failure to yield right of way
- Aggressive driving
- Inexperienced driving
- Alcohol or drug involvement
If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident, contact an experienced pedestrian accident attorney at The Barnes Firm. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.
Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.