Rockford, IL (February 7, 2020) – A pedestrian was struck in Rockford, Illinois late Tuesday evening, February 4th. Initial reports revealed that the crash occurred at the 3100 block of 11th street at around 6 p.m. Officials from the Rockford Police Department responded to the scene to render aid.
The pedestrian reportedly suffered facial injuries and was bleeding profusely at the scene. The victim is believed to have been transported to a nearby medical facility after the crash. The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with local authorities.
An investigation into the crash is being conducted by RPD.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Illinois Pedestrian Accidents
Sharing the road as a pedestrian is inherently dangerous. Even if you are using a crosswalk, you may go unnoticed by a driver. Many pedestrians suffer life-threatening injuries after a motor vehicle collision.
In Illinois, 4,665 pedestrians were injured in car crashes in 2012. Hundreds more lost their lives. Injured parties should consult with a qualified Illinois pedestrian injury attorney to pursue legal compensation for their injuries.
The team at Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. is here to help you recover after a crash. We have a proven track record helping pedestrians struck by a negligent driver. Contact our offices at (312) 425-0401 to discuss your case today.
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