Johnston, IA – Pedestrian Injured in Crash at Merle Hay Rd & 61st AveDes Moines Accident News
Johnston, IA (May 26, 2021) – On Tuesday, May 25, a pedestrian was hospitalized after being hit by a motor vehicle in the Johnston area.
The collision occurred at around 10:30 a.m. that morning at the corner of Merle Hay Road and 61st Avenue. A pedestrian was reportedly crossing at the intersection when he was struck by an oncoming driver. First responders were called to the scene to provide aid to the involved parties.
The injured pedestrian was taken to a local hospital for treatment. At this time, the severity of the related injuries has not been confirmed. The injured party has not been identified at this time.
Law enforcement officials are managing the ongoing crash investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Pedestrian Crashes in Iowa
Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable roadway travelers and are more likely to suffer fatal injuries in the event of a crash. Statistics reveal that those traveling on foot are roughly 1.5 times more likely to be killed in a traffic accident. Thousands of pedestrians are killed annually in car crashes, with a total of 5,977 reported deaths in 2017 alone.
After being struck by a car, you need a law firm that knows how to handle a pedestrian injury case. An experienced Iowa pedestrian accident lawyer is needed in cases involving serious injuries or wrongful death. The team of lawyers at Lombardi Law Firm is here to help victims who have suffered severe injuries resulting from a pedestrian accident. Don’t let a big insurance provider take advantage of you after being unfairly injured in a Johnston pedestrian accident.
We all know that drivers of motor vehicles are capable of killing or maiming pedestrians in a collision, and you need experienced legal counsel after being hit by a reckless or negligent driver. Cases involving Iowa pedestrian accidents can be very difficult, and the driver will likely try to shift blame onto the victim. These motorists will try to avoid liability for their actions, and the insurance company will do whatever possible to disprove your claim. Contact our offices today at 515-222-1110 to discuss your case.
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