Wisconsin auto-pedestrian accidents: Woman hurt after hit-and-run
Get Your Free Case Review

Wisconsin auto-pedestrian accidents: Woman hurt after hit-and-run

by | Jan 23, 2014 | Auto-Pedestrian Accidents

As Wisconsin residents are well aware, it is not uncommon to see pedestrians out and about along the roadways. Because of this, it is absolutely crucial that vehicle drivers pay attention and are aware of pedestrians when present. Negligent or distracted drivers may not see pedestrians, which often results in auto-pedestrian accidents. These collisions can result in serious injuries or fatalities, so practicing appropriate safety measures is crucial for both pedestrians and drivers.

When a driver is preoccupied or negligent and ends up striking a pedestrian, they often become scared and do not stop at the scene. Unfortunately, this is similar to one recent accident. A woman was crossing the road in her wheelchair when she was hit by a vehicle. Reportedly, this vehicle then kept driving away from the scene.

As one might suspect, the victim was ejected from her chair and endured a variety of injuries resulting from the crash. Police have reported that she was not illegally crossing the street. Luckily, she was able to remain conscious enough to see and remember details about the vehicle that hit her. This may be helpful in tracking down the driver that struck her and holding him responsible for his or her negligent actions.

When Wisconsin residents are involved in auto-pedestrian accidents, they will incur expensive medical costs and may find it difficult to pay household bills if time from work is lost as a result of the crash. In many cases, there is both emotional and financial harm caused. However, Wisconsin residents may want to seek information regarding their legal right to file a claim, which may be able to provide compensation for medical costs, pain and suffering and other damages sustained from the accident.

Source: wisconsinrapidstribune.com, Name released in hit-and-run accident involving woman in wheelchair, No author, Jan. 20, 2014

– Why Hire Nicolet Law? –

Get An Experienced Lawyer On Your Case

We’ve helped thousands of clients with a wide range of legal needs. Let us put the skills and experience we’ve gained along the way to work for you!

Get Our App!

Get our convenient, secure app to
send us legal documents and pay your bill. Available on the App Store and Google Play.

Download the Nicolet Law Office app from the App Store to conveniently send documents and issue payments to our attorneys.
Nicolet Law clients can conveniently send legal documents and issue payments through our secure app. Get it on Google Play.

More Than

Million Recovered for our clients


Clients Helped

More Than

Years In business


Years of Combined Experience

What Our Clients Say About Us

powered by BirdEye

Awards & Recognition

Our peers and independent third-party organizations have recognized the hard work and dedication we put into every case. This has led to numerous awards and accolades.

From Our Blog

Halloween Safety Tips

There is no doubt that Halloween is going to look a little different this year. Typically enjoyed by people of all ages...

Step-by-Step Guide for Filing a Personal Injury Claim

Imagine that you are driving to the grocery store on a Sunday afternoon when another car suddenly strikes the left side of...

Lost Wages Assistance and Disability Benefits

The coronavirus and resulting economic crisis have left millions of Americans in financial distress, and individuals with...

Stranger Than Fiction: Only in Wisconsin

In 2016, the Wisconsin Supreme Court barred a woman from suing a state employee whose negligence resulted in bodily injury...