Pages On: Pedestrian Injuries
Walking is one of life’s great joys, and as humans, we have some of the greatest stamina when it comes to traversal. Walking is a great way to stay healthy and protect the environment, but it does but pedestrians at risk of other road users. Hit-and-run accidents, pavement trips, being knocked down by vehicles are all hazards pedestrians have to avoid, to prevent injury. Other road users have a duty of care to you for your safety, and when breaching this by causing an accident, they are considered liable. Whatever way you’ve been injured as a pedestrian, you may be entitled to claim personal injury compensation.
Posted: 20 August 2014
Posted in: Pedestrian Injuries, Road Traffic Accidents
A serious crash on the A40 saw two pedestrians critically injured. An ambulance car, which had been responding to an emergency in Cheltenham, hit two men aged 30 and 32. The men had been on the road near GCHQ at 00:20 on Sunday when they were hit by a rapid-response car. The paramedic that was driving the ambulance car was “shaken but uninjured”, according to police. The 30-year-old man was from Cricklade in Wiltshire, and the 32-year-old man was from Bristol. Both were taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries, yet the…Read More
Posted: 19 February 2014
Posted in: Pedestrian Injuries, Personal Injury, Wrongful & Accidental Death
A two-year-old girl has died and a woman has suffered serious injuries after the pair were discovered unconscious on a street in Bradford yesterday. West Yorkshire Police are urging people to come forward with any available information. The couple were found on Delamere Street behind a property on Tuesday morning. Both were in a critical condition and were taken immediately to hospital: the 2-year-old girl died shortly after reaching the hospital. The woman, believed to be in her late thirties, is still in hospital receiving treatment for her injuries and remains in…Read More