Omaha, NE (June 18, 2020) – An automobile accident on Wednesday afternoon resulted in injuries, according to reports. Just after 2 p.m., on June 17, the Omaha Police and Fire Departments responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Martha Street.
Reports from the OPD show that a 14-year-old male was riding his bicycle through the intersection of Martha Street and 16th Street when they were struck by a vehicle. The impact of the collision caused the boy to fall from his bike and strike the back of his head. The teen suffered a seizure in the incident and was rushed to a local hospital for treatment. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the child, their family, and everyone affected by this accident.
Bicycle Accidents in Nebraska
More people across Omaha are turning to bicycles for transportation. As the temperature increases, we see a large influx of children and adults out riding. Although this is generally a safe and enjoyable activity, it can have devastating consequences when riders share roads with negligent drivers. In many cases, victims struck by cars suffer head trauma and other serious injuries that require costly and continual medical treatment. For this reason, it is crucial that victims reach out to a bicycle accident attorney in Nebraska as soon as possible.
Nebraska personal injury attorneys from Dyer Law PC understand the challenges that victims and their families face after being injured in pedestrian accidents. Our attorneys passionately believe victims should get justice and compensation from those who caused them harm in order to alleviate the financial burdens they face throughout their recoveries. Contact our personal injury law firm in Omaha at (402) 393-7529 to meet with our team at your earliest convenience to discuss legal options available for you.
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