2-Year-Old Struck and Injured on East 56th Street [Tacoma, WA]

2-Year-Old Struck and Injured on East 56th Street [Tacoma, WA]

Child Injured in East 56th Street Pedestrian Accident

Tacoma, WA (November 26, 2021)– On Thursday, a 2-year-old child was struck and injured on East 56th Street.

The pedestrian accident happened in an apartment parking lot in the 2000 block area.

Reports said that the child sustained serious injuries.

Meanwhile, the authorities are investigating this incident.

Don’t speed, follow the speed limit and never use your phone; always be cautious of your surroundings. Most of all, do not forget to practice defensive driving.


Child Injured in Pedestrian Accident

Moreover, in today’s current state of affairs, more individuals are walking as a new way to escape home for a while.

As a result, pedestrian accidents have also spiked in popularity, so has the risk of pedestrian accidents. 

Pedestrian accidents are incidents when someone crossing a road is injured by a vehicle striking them.

Pedestrian accidents can be avoided. A common cause of these unfortunate incidents includes drivers speeding. Speeding motorists who do not have enough time to yield for pedestrians who have the right of way. Especially now, roadways are emptier than ever across the world. Drivers are disobeying the speed limit is at an all-time high. Thus, pedestrian safety is at an all-time low.

Meanwhile, here are some things that we can do to avoid such accidents.

Look before you step: cross streets at marked crosswalks/intersections, obey traffic signals, and watch for turning vehicles.

Avoid dangerous behaviors: always walk on the sidewalk (no jaywalking), stay sober, and make eye contact with drivers, don’t assume the driver can see you.

Most importantly, hire an experienced personal injury attorney from Sweet Lawyers

Call our offices today at (800) 674 7852 for a free consultation at a location nearest you. For your convenience, you can contact us 24/7 by email, online chat, and text message.  

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