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Greenville, OH – Man Struck by Vehicle on OH-561 near Wagner Rd

September 7, 2021 | 3 min read

Greenville, OH (September 1, 2021) – One man was left injured following a pedestrian accident in Greenville Township on Tuesday morning. At around 11:15 a.m., on August 31, emergency crews were requested on-site at a crash on Ohio State Route 561.

Reports from local authorities show that a 56-year-old male was walking in the area of Ohio State Route 571 and Wagner Road when he was struck by a black Chevrolet Silverado. The driver of the vehicle, a 77-year-old male, was traveling east on the roadway when the accident occurred.

The pedestrian sustained injuries in the accident. He was transported to Wayne HealthCare for treatment. At this time, the incident remains under investigation. 

Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in Greenville, Ohio

Year after year, we continue to see an increase in the number of people injured in pedestrian accidents across our state. These accidents leave more than 5000 pedestrians harmed each year. Regardless of how many laws are in place to protect pedestrians who are traveling throughout the state, we continue to see a substantial number of victims harmed in accidents due to negligent and reckless drivers. Some of the leading causes of pedestrian accidents we see are:

  • Drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Drivers who fail to yield the right of way to pedestrians
  • Drivers who are distracted
  • Defective and malfunctioning vehicles

Victims who are injured in accidents due to these and other acts of negligence may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the costs they face as they move forward from there accident. Working with a competent Cincinnati pedestrian accident attorney will provide you with the best chances of holding negligent parties accountable and getting the justice you deserve. When victims are injured in accidents caused by others, they are often entitled to compensation to cover damages including:

  • Lost wages
  • Lost earnings
  • The loss of employer-provided benefits
  • Loss of consortium
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish
  • Medical expenses
  • Long-term care costs

Our Ohio personal injury attorneys at Burg Simpson have decades of combined experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims in Hamilton County who have been injured in accidents due to the negligent and reckless actions of motorists. We understand the challenges that victims and their families face following collisions, which is why we strive to provide them with the most aggressive and trusted representation to ensure their legal rights and best interests are protected. Our team is committed to aggressively negotiating full and fair compensation to ensure our clients are able to cover the financial burdens they face moving forward from there accidents. 

If you have been injured in an accident, due to the negligence of another driver, contact our personal injury attorneys in Cincinnati to schedule a free case evaluation with our team to discuss the legal options available for you. Don’t wait. Call 800-713-9340 & 513-852-5600 to get started on your case today. 

Note: Independent sources were used in the creation of this post.  These sources include news reports, police reports, eye-witness reports, social media reports, and first-hand accounts about the injury accident. For that reason, the facts pertaining to the specific events surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing team. If there is any information that is not correct about a specific incident or if you would prefer that the post be removed, please reach out to us as soon as possible so that we can make the correction or remove the post.  

Disclaimer: At the personal injury law firm of Burg Simpson, we have made it our mission to give back to our local community members. We have dedicated our careers to changing peoples’ lives for the better by fighting for them in court to ensure that they receive fair and full compensation for their injuries and damages after suffering an injury.  We hope these posts will help bring awareness to the dangers of driving and will remind members of our communities to practice safer driving habits and take the necessary precautions to prevent being injured. This is not a solicitation for business. The information in this post should not be misconstrued as medical advice or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.