Hagerstown, MD – Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on National Pike

Hagerstown, MD – Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on National Pike

Hagerstown, MD (March 6, 2022) – One person was injured as a result of a pedestrian accident in the Hagerstown area on Friday evening, March 4. At around 5:10 p.m., authorities were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on National Pike.

Reports from authorities show that a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle near the Hagerstown Speedway by 15112 National Pike.

The pedestrian sustained injuries in the accident.

At this time, the police in Hagerstown are investigating the crash.

Our thoughts are with the pedestrian injured in this accident. We hope for his full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in Maryland

Every year, more than 3,000 victims are harmed in pedestrian crashes in the state of Maryland. Around 92% of these auto wrecks result in death or serious injuries for victims. The total number of pedestrians who are injured in crashes accounts for 3% of the state’s total 115,000 crashes. However, these victims account for nearly 20% of annual traffic-related fatalities.

Regrettably, no matter how careful we are while traveling through the area, we continue to see people harmed in crashes caused by the negligence of others. Some of the leading causes of crashes include:

  • Driving while impaired by drugs or alcohol
  • Driving while distracted
  • Driving while drowsy
  • Speeding
  • Failing to yield the right of way
  • Running red lights/passing stop signs

Victims who are harmed in pedestrian accidents often have to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical care. When victims are harmed as a result of negligent drivers, they may have legal options available to help them move forward. A knowledgeable pedestrian accident lawyer in Hagerstown can help you determine what legal options are available to help you move forward.

Hagerstown Personal Injury Lawyers

The Hagerstown personal injury lawyers at The Yost Legal Group have more than two decades of experience helping car accident victims hold negligent drivers to account. Our lawyers are extremely knowledgeable when it comes to handling personal injury claims for victims. We build strong personal injury lawsuits that accurately demonstrate how the defendant is at fault and why they should compensate the injured party.

Our lawyers will thoroughly investigate your crash and identify all liable parties. We will build the strongest case possible on your behalf to prove that the defendant is at fault and should be responsible for covering the financial burdens you face as a result of their actions.

We will fight to help you get the maximum amount of compensation available for your personal injury lawsuit so you are in the best position possible to move forward after being injured. We will truly stop at nothing to ensure you are able to hold the driver who caused you harm to account for their actions.

Contact our personal injury lawyers in Maryland as soon as possible to get started on your case. Call our team today at 1-800-YOST LAW or 1-800-967-8529 to schedule a free case review.

Note: Our team of writers utilizes outside sources when creating these blog posts including local news sources, social media outlets, local police accident reports, and state police accident reports. If you find any information that is incorrect, please contact us right away so that we can correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business and none of the information provided in this post should be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. If you have been injured in an accident, seek medical advice as soon as possible. The photograph used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.