No one expects they will be seriously injured while out walking on Mobile area streets. Most people spend some time walking to their destination, whether it be a store, home, church, etc. Although many drivers understand the importance of driving safely, accidents still occur. A Prichard many was recently seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver.
Prichard pedestrian accident
Recently a Prichard man who was walking across the street to get lunch was hit by a car. The man worked at Al’s Tires on St. Stephen’s Rd. and was hit by a blue Chevrolet Silverado pick up. The truck went on to hit another car as well. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital and is in critical condition. Because of his serious injuries, his leg will have to be amputated. Prichard police are asking for help in identifying the driver of the pickup.
Personal injury attorney
If a person has been injured in a serious car accident due to no fault of their own, they may want to speak with a legal professional who is skilled in personal injury law. An attorney understands their client is facing physical, emotional and financial trauma. Their client may not be able to work and is now facing enormous hospital bills. They can visit the accident scene and interview witnesses, review the police report and help determine what happened to cause the accident and who is at fault. Compensation may be available for medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages and other damages.
Those who have been injured in an accident due to no fault of their own should know that they have legal rights. A personal injury attorney can make sure their client’s rights are protected both now and into the future.