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Cincinnati, OH – Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on Fithian St

By Burg Simpson
September 3, 2021
4 min read

Cincinnati, OH (August 31, 2021) – Emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash that sent one person to a local hospital with injuries. At around 2 a.m., on August 30, calls for assistance came in regarding a crash on Fithian Street.

Reports from local authorities indicate that a pedestrian was traveling in the area of 3641 Fithian Street when they were struck by a vehicle. The pedestrian was injured in the accident. EMS tended to the injured victim briefly on-site before transporting them to a local hospital for further care. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the accident are under investigation. 

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

Pedestrian Accidents in Cincinnati, Ohio

Statistics from 2009 to 2018 show that more than 5000 pedestrians were seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents across the state of Ohio. In many instances, injured parties are forced into area hospitals where they have to go through emergency medical treatment. Although Ohio ranks highly among the safest states in the country for pedestrians, we continue to see the negative impact these accidents have on families across our area. In many instances, victims are left with severe injuries that negatively impact their health and wellbeing. 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

Although we hope everyone is able to recover from their injuries, this is not always the case. In fact thousands of people are left permanently disabled following motor vehicle accidents in our state. When pedestrians are injured in accidents caused by negligent drivers, it is crucial that they seek the assistance of a skilled and knowledgeable Cincinnati pedestrian accident attorney at their earliest convenience. Working with a competent legal team can help to ensure you are in the best position possible to get the justice and the compensation you deserve

Our Ohio personal injury attorneys at Burg Simpson have decades of combined experience fighting on behalf of injured parties in the state of Ohio. Our team provides aggressive yet compassionate representation for our clients to ensure not only that their legal rights are protected, but their best interests are represented as well. 

Our team stops at nothing to ensure our clients are in the best position possible to move forward after being injured in an accident due to the negligence of another person. If you have been injured in an accident, it is crucial that you seek legal assistance as soon as possible. Waiting to file a legal claim can jeopardize your chances of recovering. 

At your earliest convenience, contact our personal injury attorneys in Cincinnati to schedule a free case evaluation with our team to discuss the legal options available for you. By calling 800-713-9340 & 513-852-5600 you can schedule a case review so we can analyze your case and determine the best options available for you to get the justice you deserve.

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.

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