Road Accidents Involving Pedestrians
Pedestrian Accidents happen every day on UK roads, leading to serious injuries and even fatalities. According to a Department for Transport report, in 2016 there were a reported 23,550 pedestrian casualties, with 5,140 being seriously injured and 448 fatalities.
This confirms that pedestrians, in-particularly children, are the most vulnerable people using the UK’s roads and highways. Pedestrian collisions can result in serious and often life-changing injuries. The danger comes from vehicles on pavements, on the roads and at crossings, and are usually the result of negligent driving.
If you or a loved one have been the victim of a road accident where you were the pedestrian, our expert team of solicitors are here to help you with everything from access to specialist medical care, guiding you through the rehabilitation process and assist in claiming the maximum compensation that you are entitled to.