Wichita, KS – Child Hurt in Pedestrian Crash at Jewell St & St Clair Ave

Wichita, KS - Child Hurt in Pedestrian Crash at Jewell St & St Clair Ave

Wichita, KS (May 4, 2024) – A child was injured after being hit by a motor vehicle in the Wichita area on Friday, May 3. The collision took place at the intersection of W. Jewell Street and S. St. Clair Avenue late that night around 8:45 p.m. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to render the necessary aid to the involved parties. 

The victim was reportedly playing outside when they were struck by the driver. The injured party was rushed to a local hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries after receiving aid at the scene. The area was temporarily closed while emergency responders were active at the scene. No further information on the accident is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are managing an ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in Kansas

Wichita, KS - Child Hurt in Pedestrian Crash at Jewell St & St Clair AveIt can be dangerous for motor vehicles and pedestrians to share the road. It is a simple fact that pedestrians are not equipped to withstand the full impact of a serious car accident, and they are at risk of suffering life-changing and even fatal injuries. About 9 percent of road deaths in Kansas City involve pedestrians, and about 40 percent of these deaths involve non-drivers. In a recent year, there were 360 pedestrian accidents in Kansas City that resulted in 22 fatalities, with one pedestrian accident occurring nearly every day. Across the nation, there is an increase in pedestrian fatalities. It is critical that you are prepared to pursue legal action in order to obtain just and complete compensation.

Navigating the complicated claims process can be long and difficult on your own. When you work closely with a trained Wichita personal injury lawyer, you will be in a better position to get the most out of your case. The legal team at Bretz Injury Law has a proven history helping injured victims pursue successful cases. Contact our offices today at 620-524-0080 to get started on your case. 

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