Rockford, IL (March 22, 2020) – A 52-year-old man was injured after being struck by a car in Rockford, Illinois on Thursday night, March 19th. The crash occurred at the intersection of 12th Street and 7th Avenue. The crash was reported by the Rockford Police Department at around 8:30 p.m.
Authorities arrived at the scene to render aid to the injured party. The man was found unconscious on the roadway by responding officials. He reportedly suffered serious head wounds in the crash.
The man was hospitalized following the collision. It’s unknown if the driver remained at the scene.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Pedestrian Crashes in Illinois
Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable roadway travelers. Sadly, man drivers fail to notice them on the road, meaning that they are often struck by inattentive motorists. The resulting injuries can be life-threatening.
In 2012, 4,665 people were injured in pedestrian crashes in Illinois. 139 more lost their lives after being hit by a car. In some cases, injured parties can pursue lost compensation with the help of an Illinois pedestrian injury lawyer.
At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we’re here to help you obtain the compensation you deserve. Being injured by a reckless driver can be overwhelming, and we can fight for you and your recovery. Give us a call at (312) 425-0401 to discuss your case.
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