Two People Involved in Pedestrian Accident on 2nd Avenue
Ferndale, WA (November 1, 2020) – On Saturday, one person was injured in a pedestrian accident on 2nd Avenue and Main Street.
First responders responded to the scene at about 11:40 a.m. due to a report of a vehicle versus 2 pedestrians incident.
Whatcom County Fire District 7 Division Chief Justin Iverson said 2 pedestrians were struck by a compact passenger car.
The rescuers took one of the pedestrians to PeaceHealth St Joseph’s Medical Center, while the other refused aid at the scene.
Meanwhile, Ferndale Police responded are investigating the cause of the incident.
Scan the road 1/2 mile to a full mile ahead in order to look out or recognize potential hazards in time. Our bodies weren’t designed to travel at 50mph. We were designed for speeds of less than 10mph. Thus, you need to learn to consciously break that natural instinct and focus farther ahead.
Pedestrian Accidents in Washington
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians increases.
Car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents. However, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. However, the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“Some of the worst pedestrian incidents involve minors. It’s because they are sometimes hard to see. They also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Pedestrian incidents usually occur in shopping center entrances and street corners,” he added.
We understand that no amount of compensation can make a difference to the damages you suffered. However, pursuing a legal case against the reckless driver in your accident can help your family immensely. The Sweet Lawyers are here to lead you in your legal battle while you focus on recovering. Furthermore, our lawyers specialize in personal injury cases. Thus, we can work out compelling evidence for you. This will result in a high settlement to help you and your family recover. Tackling costly medical and memorial costs is no easy feat, and we’re here to assist in that regard. For a case evaluation, call (800) 674 7854.