A pedestrian is killed by a vehicle in America about every hour and a half. Many more pedestrians are struck by cars and sustain injuries every day. Although it may seem like a rare occurrence, any pedestrian is at risk of being struck by a car. Here’s what you need to do if it happens to you or a loved one.
Seek Medical Attention
The first thing you should do is seek medical attention. Pedestrians often sustain very severe injuries when struck by a moving vehicle, even if that vehicle was moving slowly. Internal injuries could be present even if you feel no pain right after the accident. Make sure that you get medical treatment and stabilization.[Read more…]