Birmingham, MI (December 24, 2021) – A vehicle traveling east on Maple Avenue near East Woodward Road in Birmingham on Thursday, December 16, struck a pedestrian who was in the crosswalk at Maple Road.
Information from Police in Birmingham state that the pedestrian was headed east while crossing the southbound lanes of Woodward when they were struck by the vehicle. The vehicle was being driven by a 58-year-old Sterling Heights resident who was crossing the Maple/Woodward intersection.
The driver attempted to make a right-hand turn onto southbound Woodward when the collision occurred. The pedestrian was identified as a Royal Oak resident, aged 63. They were transported from the scene to an area hospital with injuries after being treated by paramedics on-site.
The South Oakland County Crash Investigation Team (SOCCIT) was called to the site of the wreck in order to investigate. Police in Birmingham continue to investigate the incident.
Pedestrian Accidents in Michigan
When a pedestrian gets hurt in a traffic accident, they can seriously benefit from the help of a Michigan pedestrian crash attorney. A skilled personal injury lawyer’s job is to defend your legal rights after you’ve been wrongfully injured. Lawyers can help make sure your bills are paid and ensure you are compensated for your lost wages. They can also help you collect compensation for things like pain and suffering and loss of life enjoyment.
Michigan’s personal injury laws can be overly complex for the average joe, which is why having the help of an experienced lawyer from our firm, the Michigan Legal Center, can be a great help during a difficult time like this.
Our personal injury attorneys are ready to help and defend you if you were injured or a family member was killed in a pedestrian accident. It is our job to ensure that you receive every no-fault benefit (benefits offered to innocent parties in accidents) the car insurance company has to offer as well as the full amount of pain and suffering compensation you are entitled to.
Personal Injury Lawyers in Birmingham
Traffic accident victims can be fairly compensated for the damages they have endured when they work alongside a skilled attorney. Unfortunately, they may not receive the full amount of compensation if they try to deal with insurance companies on their own. Our Detroit pedestrian injury attorneys at the Michigan Legal Center have decades of experience helping injured pedestrians get the justice and economic recovery they deserve.
A skilled and experienced pedestrian crash attorney in Birmingham may be able to help you move forward in more ways than one, including financially, physically, and even emotionally. An alarming 94% of the traffic accidents that take place in the United States are caused by some form of driver negligence, which means there is a good chance that the wreck you were involved in was caused by a careless driver. Driver negligence comes in many forms, including distraction, intoxication, and fatigue, to name a few. Even if you were partially at fault for the crash, you may still be eligible to collect a certain percentage of the compensation available to you.
Our personal injury attorneys in Birmingham strive to ensure victims have their rights protected so they are able to move on after such a devastating event.
We are available to our clients 24/7 and are always prepared to address any concerns/questions they have about their case. Contact our Michigan personal injury attorneys 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.