Flint, MI (November 26, 2021) – Police officers from Flint were called to investigate a fatal car accident involving a pedestrian on West Bristol Road on Sunday, November 21st.
Officers responded to the scene in the area of Fenton Road at about 9:00 p.m. The pedestrian, a 45-year-old resident of Flint, was pronounced dead at the scene after he was hit by a vehicle driven by a 46-year-old Grand Blanc Township resident.
Alcohol and speed do not appear to be factors in the accident.
The driver is cooperating with the investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Fatalities in Michigan
Walking is a fundamental method of transportation that everyone can enjoy. It is cost-effective and good for the earth. Walking is a great way to burn calories, make friends in your area, and is the only way a lot of people have to get from Point A to Point B or reach public transportation. With so many obvious benefits, it is easy to overlook the fact that being a pedestrian can actually be very dangerous.
Along with untimely deaths, pedestrian accidents are also more likely to cause critical injuries due to the vulnerable nature of pedestrians. They have no helmets or seatbelts to protect them. They are not enclosed in tempered glass and steel, and they do not have the safety of an airbag.
More than 70,000 pedestrians are injured or killed in traffic accidents nationwide every year. In Michigan, roughly 2,500 pedestrians were involved in car accidents in 2019 and, of those, 149 of them ultimately died.
If you or a family member have been injured or killed in a pedestrian accident in Michigan, you could be entitled to financial compensation for your damages.
Flint Pedestrian Death Attorneys
Working with a knowledgeable and efficient attorney following a pedestrian accident will make sure that the victim’s surviving family members are fairly compensated for their loss. Our Flint personal injury attorneys at Michigan Legal Center have decades of experience helping families get the justice and economic recovery they deserve for the wrongful death of someone they loved.
Our wrongful death attorneys in Flint strive to ensure families have their rights protected so they are able to move forward after such a devastating event.
Our lawyers make themselves available to our clients and are always prepared to address any concerns and answer any questions they have about their case. Contact our Michigan personal injury lawyers at (248) 886-8650 at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case review.
Note: Our firm utilized outside sources when creating this post. We have not independently verified the facts regarding this accident. If you find information that is incorrect, contact Christopher Trainor & Associates immediately so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available about the accident. This post can be removed upon request.
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