Wichita, KS – Pedestrian Critically Hurt at Woodlawn & Lincoln St

Wichita, KS - Pedestrian Critically Hurt at Woodlawn & Lincoln St

Wichita, KS (April 17, 2024) – A pedestrian was critically injured following a collision on Tuesday, April 16, in the Wichita area. The accident was reported at the corner of E. Woodlawn Street and E. Lincoln Street late that night around 9:06 p.m. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene after being notified of a serious pedestrian-vehicle accident. 

When emergency crews arrived, they found a man lying on the roadway. It is believed that he was hit by a dark-colored vehicle and that the driver fled the scene without rendering aid. At tis time, the identity of the at-fault driver is unknown, as is the description of the suspect vehicle. The injured pedestrian was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. No updates on the condition of the victim have been provided at this time. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is being handled by local law enforcement officials. 

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 - Pedestrian Critically Hurt at Woodlawn & Lincoln StTraveling on foot can leave you at risk of being seriously injured. When pedestrians walk along a busy road, it puts them at increased risk of getting struck by a motor vehicle. Unfortunately, Kansas has a poor reputation when it comes to pedestrian safety. The number of pedestrian fatalities has sharply increased in recent years. Pedestrians were involved in 17 percent of traffic fatalities nationwide in 2021, with victims typically being between the ages of 55 and 64. You might be eligible to recover lost compensation by filing a wrongful death claim if you or someone close to you is hurt in a pedestrian crash. 

Pedestrian accidents are much more likely to result in life-changing injuries. That is why it is even more important that you are ready to pursue a claim with the help of a trained Wichita car crash attorney. The trained legal team at Bretz Injury Law is ready to get to work on your case and fight for your full recovery. Give us a call today at 620-524-0080 to get started on your claim. 

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