Norfolk, VA (January 25, 2021) – One person sustained serious injuries after their involvement in an accident that occurred in Norfolk on Saturday, January 23. The crash took place just after 2:30 p.m.
Sources state that a male pedestrian was walking along Tidewater Drive near Walmart when he was hit by a car. The man, who remains unidentified at this time, was severely injured in the accident. Emergency medical services assisted him at the crash scene and transported him by ambulance to a nearby hospital for treatment. His injuries were deemed life-threatening in nature.
Police continue to investigate the surrounding circumstances of the collision. The area of the roadway where the crash took place was closed while first responders were present.
Our thoughts are with the injured pedestrian and their family at this time. If you or someone you love has been injured in a Virginia pedestrian accident, you should take the time to speak with a knowledgeable pedestrian accident attorney as soon as possible to ensure that your rights are protected from the start of your injury.
Our Virginia pedestrian accident attorney is available 24/7 to discuss your pedestrian accident to determine if you have the right to pursue a personal injury claim for your injuries and losses. Call 1-888-657-1460 right now to be connected with a skilled pedestrian accident lawyer for a free case evaluation and a complimentary police report. Our attorneys will ensure that your legal rights are protected and asserted immediately. Call today.
Pedestrian Crashes in Virginia
According to information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, pedestrian accidents cause tens of thousands of injuries per year. In 2013, Virginia pedestrian accidents and car accidents caused approximately 66,000 injuries and more than 4,000 fatalities. That same year, approximately 14% of all traffic fatalities were attributed to pedestrian deaths. On average, there are about 2,000 pedestrian accidents per year in Virginia.
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