The Virginia Highway Safety Office statistics for 2012 reported 1,862 pedestrian motor vehicle crashes in 2012, with 100 of those crashes involving fatalities. This number amounts to 12.9% percent of all fatal crashes in Virginia. There were 1,764 injuries reported as a result of pedestrian accidents or 3.9% percent of all injury-related crashes in 2012.
If you have been injured as a pedestrian by a motor vehicle, the attorneys at Cravens and Noll can assist you. Even if you were involved in a pedestrian hit-and-run accident, it is possible to recover compensation. Hit-and-run accidents often have multiple witnesses.
Insurance coverage may be available to the pedestrian through uninsured motorist protection on his or her own vehicle or on the vehicles of family members who reside in the household.
Hit-and-Run Injury Attorney
If you or a family member has been struck by a motor vehicle, gather as much information as possible, and contact Cravens and Noll. Our Crash Investigation team is experienced in gathering the facts and evidence necessary to help you prove your claim of injury and damage. Our attorneys have handled numerous pedestrian cases over the past 20 years, and our clients have received significant and fair compensation for their injuries.
If a pedestrian is struck by a motor vehicle, he or she runs the risk of catastrophic injuries, including: