According to an article posted on WMUR.com, an eleven-year-old girl was hit by a pickup truck on Wednesday, March 3, 2010. The incident occurred at a bus stop on Philip Street. Police told reporters that there are no sidewalks on this street. Shortly after the accident, the child was taken to Wentworth Douglas Hospital for treatment of her injuries. As of yet, there is no indication of the severity of the child’s injuries, but officials said the girl was alert and conscious at the scene.
Pedestrian accidents in New Hampshire often result in serious injuries, including broken bones, hospitalization, brain injury, other internal injuries and even death. Brain injury is among the most serious injuries a person can sustain. It can lead to lifelong medical issues and disabilities, thus affecting a person’s livelihood. Over 200,000 people are hospitalized for brain injuries and more than 1.4 million people suffer from brain injuries every year.
If you, or someone you love, have been involved in a pedestrian or automobile accident, you may be entitled to receive compensation from negligent parties. Contacting an experienced New Hampshire personal injury attorney can help you understand your rights. Due to the nature of pedestrian accidents, the driver is usually deemed responsible, thereby providing the victim with just cause to file a claim against the driver. However, the victim must be able to prove negligence caused the accident.
The skilled pedestrian accident injury lawyers in New Hampshire at Tenn And Tenn, P.A. may be able to help you file a claim and obtain compensation for your injuries. Call us at (888) 332-5855 for a free and comprehensive consultation today.