1 Injured in Ferndale Pedestrian Crash on 2nd Avenue and Main Street
FERNDALE, WA (November 2, 2020) – Sunday morning, a person suffered injuries in an accident on 2nd Avenue and Main Street.
According to reports, the first responders came to the scene at 10:50 a.m. The vehicle versus pedestrian crash happened on 2nd Avenue and Main Street.
A witness revealed that a vehicle made a right turn from 1st Avenue to eastbound Main Street. Then, it crashed with a pedestrian in the crosswalk.
According to Whatcom County Fire District 7 Division Chief, a patient suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Thus, they transported the person to PeaceHealth St Joseph Medical Center.
Due to the limited information, the accident on 2nd Avenue remains under active investigation. Once further details become available, the public will be informed.
Facts about Pedestrians and Accidents
Pedestrians have the right of way at any crosswalk or intersection. Therefore, it’s a driver’s responsibility to yield and be prepared to stop.
While car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
Furthermore, common locations for these pedestrian incidents include shopping center entrances, street corners, and intersections.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. Nevertheless, the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” says Tyler Toomey, a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
If you sustained injuries in a crash, reach out to the experienced accident attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. We understand what you are going through. Thus, our team is here to ensure your legal rights are protected. With over 40 years in the legal field, we have the experience and the resources to win your pedestrian accident case. Call us today at (800) 674 7852 for a free, no-obligation consultation at a location nearest you.