Ypsilanti, MI – Child Struck, Hospitalized in Wreck at Harriet & Hamilton Sts

by | Sep 15, 2023 | Car Accidents | 0 comments

Ypsilanti, MI (September 15, 2023) – Further details have been released in connection with a crash that left a child critically injured earlier this week, according to the police.

Ypsilanti police arrived at the intersection of Harriet Street and Hamilton Street at about 9:465a.m. on Sunday, September 10, after receiving a complaint of a collision involving a pedestrian. Officers have now said that the victim was a child, who remains hospitalized in serious condition as of Thursday evening. Upon their arrival, EMTs said the victim was seriously hurt and bleeding profusely.

Due to the severity of the child’s injuries, the Accident Investigation Team from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office was sent to the site, though no additional information about the cause of the incident has been provided in the interim.

Witnesses were asked to contact the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office.

Our thoughts are with the injured child and their family members. We hope for their complete recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in Michigan

Ypsilanti, MI - Child Struck, Hospitalized in Wreck at Harriet & Hamilton StsMichigan’s hit-and-run statutes and other regulations prohibit leaving the site of an accident without providing medical attention to the wounded. There is a $10,000 punishment and a maximum of 15 years in jail for those who cause fatal accidents and then leave the scene.

You should notify the police and make a claim with your insurance company even if the other motorist drives away from the scene to absolve themselves of responsibility for the collision.

The state of Michigan defines a hit-and-run as when a driver is suspected of causing an accident and then flees the scene without giving their name or identifying themselves. Moreover, in Michigan, victims of hit-and-run accidents have 24 hours after the occurrence to file a complaint. You should report the occurrence to your own no-fault auto insurance company as well.

Notification sent to your insurance company must be sent within the time frame stipulated in your policy. In fact, your insurance may be canceled if the policyholder doesn’t comply. Furthermore, in order to guarantee that you get the money to which you are entitled, you should apply for no-fault benefits as soon as possible if you were hurt in an accident of this kind and are finding it difficult to pay your bills because of medical expenses or lost income.

It doesn’t matter how your accident happened or how much you lost; a personal injury lawyer in Michigan can help you navigate the state’s complicated legal system.

In the aftermath of a stressful event like a car accident, hiring legal counsel is essential. If an accident that caused injuries or wrongful death happened to you or a loved one in Ypsilanti, our team at Christopher Trainor & Associates will tenaciously defend your rights in court. Please call our office at 248-886-8650 if you would like to speak with an attorney about the circumstances surrounding an accident that left you or a loved one with injuries.

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.  

Disclaimer: The information provided in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photograph used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene. This post is not a solicitation for business. 

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