Charleston, WV – Woman Struck and Injured in Pedestrian Accident
Charleston, WV (December 28, 2018) – In Charleston, a woman was struck and injured in a pedestrian accident that took place this evening around 5:40 p.m.
Dispatchers said that the woman was struck this evening at Washington Street and Maxwell Street. The woman was taken to the hospital with a variety of serious head injuries.
Police reported that Washington Street East was closed down between Maxwell and Elizabeth. The road was closed for an hour while police investigated. The driver of the involved vehicle stayed at the scene of the accident and a variety of emergency responders arrived at the scene.
Police continue their investigation into the matter at this time.
We would like to take this time to extend our sincere sympathies to the victim of this accident with the hopes that she will recover from her injuries and find peace and comfort at this time. We are here for you in the midst of unexpected injuries.
Pedestrian Accident in West Virginia
Pedestrian accidents happen every day across West Virginia due to the negligence of others. These accidents cause serious injuries and even fatalities due to the fact that pedestrians are particularly vulnerable to serious harm.
At Katz Kantor Stonestreet & Buckner, we have made it our personal responsibility to assist those who have been affected by the reckless actions of another party. At this time, it is tremendously important to understand that you have many noteworthy rights after being struck by a negligent driver. We want to stand by your side when you need our help the most. Contact us for more information at 304-431-4050.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.