Pedestrians are particularly vulnerable when it concerns UK roads, especially when adding children into this mix.
Hazards are everywhere and threats from a vehicle can encompass roads, pavement or even at a designated crossing by reckless drivers who may under the influence of drugs or alcohol or simply negligence from disregarding a red light.
If you have endured an injury as a pedestrian as a result of a road traffic accident you might be qualified to make a Pedestrian Accident claim. Pedestrians don't often know that they can receive compensation for their injuries and now and again feel that the injuries may have been their fault, although accident claims are rarely so black and white.
Injuries in this sense can be potential life changing and children, disabled and the elderly are most at risk.
Typical Injuries can include, but not limited to;
Pedestrians are often injured as a result of motorists failing to exercise a duty of care.
Common injuries include:
In the unfortunate circumstance that you have been injured as a pedestrian in a road traffic accident, it is critical that you contact our specialists immediately.