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Evanston, WY – Child Fatally Struck by Vehicle on 6th St

By Burg Simpson
August 12, 2021
4 min read

Evanston, WY (August 12, 2021) – One child has lost their life as a result of a motor vehicle accident in the Evanston area on Tuesday evening. At approximately 9 p.m., on August 10, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on 6th Street.

Reports from authorities indicate that a 2-year-old child was walking on 6th Street when they were struck by a Chevrolet Silverado, which was traveling south on the roadway. The child sustained fatal injuries in the accident and was immediately pronounced deceased. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Wyoming

Every year, thousands of people are injured in life-altering automobile collisions across the state of Wyoming. These accidents often force people into area hospitals for emergency medical attention. Although there are many treatment options available for victims, there is never a guarantee that victims will completely recover. In fact, many victims are forced to deal with permanent disabilities and pain and suffering. Although we hope that all victims involved in accidents are able to recover from their injuries, this is far from the truth.

Nearly 150 people lose their lives in auto accidents in Wyoming each year. These accidents are often preventable, yet we continue to witness the overwhelming consequences they have on families throughout the state. Not only are families overcome by emotional pain and suffering, but they are often forced to spend thousands of dollars on funeral arrangements and other costs.

When victims lose their lives in accidents, due to the negligence of other drivers, their families should seek legal guidance from a competent wrongful death attorney in Wyoming as soon as possible.

Our Wyoming auto accident attorneys at Burg Simpson have argued thousands of cases over the past four decades to ensure victims get the justice they deserve. Our team is committed to helping families rebuild their lives after losing loved ones and move forward in the best way imaginable. Our team strives to help our clients achieve the outcome they expect for their legal claims.

Our resources, nationwide reputation, and proven track record of success with helping victims and their families recover demonstrates the level of commitment our attorneys have for every client we work with. We provide aggressive, trusted, and competent representation to ensure they are able to hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions and get the justice they deserve for their loved ones.

We strive to help families maximize their recoveries so they are able to cover the financial burdens they face moving forward. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Wyoming at 800-330-2195 or 307-527-7891 to schedule a free case evaluation to see how our team can help you. Contact our law firm at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation to explore legal options available to you.

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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