Reading, OH – Woman Injured in Hit-&-Run at Columbia Ave & Hunt RdOhio & Indiana Legal News
Reading, OH (November 11, 2020) – A woman and her dog were struck in a pedestrian accident in Reading on Monday, November 9, according to local sources.
Initial reports revealed that the accident occurred near the intersection of E. Columbia Avenue and Hunt Road at around 2:30 p.m. The injured pedestrian was reportedly walking her dog when she was hit by an orange or red-colored Dodge Challenger with a black hood, roof, and trunk. According to the victims’ husband, the pair were crossing the roadway when they were hit by the driver, who fled the scene.
Emergency responders were present at the scene to render aid to the injured party. The woman reportedly suffered a broken pelvis and tibia, along with a fractured ankle. No further information on the accident is currently available.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Ohio
Pedestrians are at greater risk of suffering from serious injuries in the event of a crash. Statistics show that pedestrians are nearly 1.5 times more likely to suffer from life-threatening injuries in a vehicle collision. There were 5,977 pedestrians reportedly killed across the United States in 2017, an average of one pedestrian fatality every 88 minutes. An overwhelming majority of hit-and-run accidents involve pedestrians and cyclists.
Pedestrians are at a serious disadvantage when involved in a crash with a motor vehicle and are more likely to suffer from life-threatening injuries. Unlike those traveling in passenger cars, pedestrians have little protection from the full impact of an accident, and the resulting injuries can be life-changing. Drivers are required to yield the right of way and share the road with pedestrians. An Ohio pedestrian injury lawyer can help recover financial compensation for your injuries after being hit by a negligent driver.
Few people expect to be seriously injured in an Ohio pedestrian accident, but thousands of pedestrians are injured across the state each year and require help to pursue legal compensation for their damages. Many injured parties are unsure of how to seek compensation for their injuries after an accident. The legal team at the Green Law Firm is here to fight to ensure you receive the justice you deserve. Give our offices a call today at (513)769-0840 to discuss your case with a qualified Ohio personal injury lawyer.
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