Omaha, NE (April 13, 2021) – A child was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday afternoon, April 13, after being hit and seriously injured by a vehicle in Omaha.
Per reports from the Omaha Police Department, the accident happened around 2:00 p.m. in the area of Meredith Avenue and North 47th Street. A 5-year-old was taken to Nebraska Medicine via ambulance in critical condition.
Officials say the boy was hit and seriously injured by an Amazon truck. The investigation is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident, as well as their family. We hope for the victim’s full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Omaha
Every day, around 40 people are injured in auto accidents throughout the state of Nebraska. In some cases, victims injured in these accidents are not inside vehicles at all. Thousands of people throughout our state are injured by reckless and negligent drivers sharing the road. Numerous victims harmed in these collisions are pedestrians, walking along roadways throughout the state. Many victims involved in these collisions are hospitalized with severe and critical injuries each year. In fact, numerous victims who suffer catastrophic injuries require extensive medical treatment, hospitalization, and therapy. The aftermath of an accident can be a trying time for everyone involved. The emotional, mental, and financial impacts victims are often forced to endure can be overwhelming. Not only are victims forced to struggle moving forward, but their families are often forced to deal with the stacking financial burdens, lost income, and emotional consequences.
The unfortunate truth is that the majority of accidents throughout the state of Nebraska are a result of driver negligence. Although we can be diligent and in control of our actions while driving, there is little we can do to ensure others act in the same responsible manner. In some instances, victims are left with tens of thousands of dollars in medical bills from their accidents. Victims harmed in accidents caused by reckless and negligent drivers should reach out to a pedestrian accident attorney in Nebraska at their earliest convenience to explore legal options available to them.
Working with a responsive, effective, and aggressive legal team in the aftermath of a collision will provide you with the best chances of recovering. Nebraska personal injury attorneys from Dyer Law PC know the difficulties victims and their families face after being injured in motor vehicle accidents. Our attorneys wholeheartedly believe victims should get justice and compensation from those who caused them to be injured in order to alleviate the financial burdens they face throughout their recoveries. Contact our personal injury law firm in Lincoln at (402) 393-7529 to meet with our team at your earliest convenience to discuss legal options available for you. By meeting with our knowledgeable attorneys at Dyer Law, we can discuss the circumstances leading up to your accident to determine the best route for getting you the justice you deserve for your accident.
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Disclaimer: As valued members of the Lincoln and Omaha communities, we at Dyer Law PC, have continuously strived to improve the quality of life and provide overall safety information for the people who live and work in Nebraska. We are always saddened to discover that a member of our community has been involved in one of the serious accidents which occur daily in Nebraska. We are hopeful that with a better understanding and awareness of these dangers, our fellow Nebraskans will take the necessary precautions to avoid these accidents. This post should not be viewed as a solicitation for business. The information provided should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The pictures depicted in this post are not of the actual scene of the accident.