Foley, AL (July 31, 2022) – A woman was left with severe injuries following a pedestrian accident in Foley. On July 28, the Foley Police Department responded to the scene of a crash that took place on Highway 59.
Reports provided by the police show that at approximately 8:15 p.m., a crash was reported on Highway 59 in the Foley area.
Investigations show that a 22-year-old woman was crossing Highway 59 during the evening hours. As she traveled across the wet roadway just south of East Lawson Avenue, she was struck by a vehicle.
The woman suffered critical injuries due to the accident. MedStar and AirCare responded to the scene to render aid to the victim. The woman was then airlifted to USA Hospital in Mobile for emergency medical treatment.
The crash remains under investigation at this time.
We hope the pedestrian injured in this accident recovers quickly and fully.
Pedestrian Accidents in Alabama
Over 10,000 people are injured in pedestrian accidents across the United States each year. Here in Alabama, we see many people hospitalized with significant injuries following pedestrian crashes. There are many cases where pedestrians are harmed in accidents due to negligent drivers. Some common causes of pedestrian accidents here in Alabama include:
- Motorists who fail to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks
- Motorists who turn at intersections without yielding
- Motorists who pass through stop signs at intersections
- Motorists who operate their vehicles while distracted
When pedestrians suffer injuries due to motor vehicle accidents, they often endure overwhelming financial consequences. In order to help alleviate the impacts of medical expenses, lost earnings, and more, pedestrians can file a personal injury claim against negligent drivers. Working with a pedestrian accident lawyer in Foley can help you secure the compensation you need following your crash.
Our Foley personal injury attorneys at Clay, Massey & Associates have more than 50 years of experience helping victims protect their legal rights. Our lawyers work with a single goal in mind and one single mission – to help people who have been injured in accidents get justice.
Our lawyers remain dedicated to helping injured parties protect their legal rights and pursue compensation against those who cause them harm. Our lawyers acknowledge your injuries, and we are committed to helping you get the care you need to overcome them. We will help you secure the money necessary for medical expenses and various other costs.
Schedule a consultation at our Alabama personal injury law firm by calling 251-433-1000. We are available to get started on your case right away.
Notes: Our writers utilize secondary sources to create this post. All of the circumstances surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our staff, therefore, if you locate any information that is not correct, please contact Clay, Massey & Associates immediately so that we can correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. The post can be removed by request.
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