Omaha, NE (August 18, 2020) – An accident early Monday morning sent one man to an area hospital with injuries. At 12:20 a.m., on August 17, the Omaha Fire Department responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on North 16th Street.
Reports provided by authorities show that a man was walking on North 16th Street near Laird Street when he was struck by a vehicle that was backing out of a driveway. The man was injured in the accident. Medical professionals rendered aid to the victim at the scene before transporting him to an area hospital for further medical treatment. At this time, the crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim, his family, and everyone who was affected by this accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in Nebraska
More than 13,500 people are injured in motor vehicle accidents across Nebraska. 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.
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 endure pain and suffering 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.
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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.