A Meadville resident was minding his own business, when he was hit by an SUV and knocked out of his wheelchair. The SUV’s front tire blew out and caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle. The SUV left the roadway, and struck the man in the wheelchair who was traveling in the berm of State Route 618. The man in the wheelchair suffered serious injuries and was taken to UPMC Hamot for treatment via helicopter.
The accident happened on State Route 618, near the intersection of McClure Street (Crawford County, Sadsbury Township) very close to the Conneaut Lake Amusement Park. The injured man lives in Meadville and our thoughts are with him as he heals from his injuries. The accident happened on Sunday afternoon, and there has been no update on his condition. No charges have been filed against the driver of the SUV.
If You Are Injured, You May Be Eligible For Compensation
This was a freak accident, likely not a negligent act, that caused this man to be injured when he was hit by the SUV. If it is found that the driver of the SUV was negligent in any way, like if they knew their tires were in bad shape and neglected to do anything about it, putting others in danger, there may be a path to compensation for anyone injured as a result. This is where an experienced personal injury lawyer can help you get reimbursed for medical bills, lost wages, property damage, and pain & suffering after any serious accident.
Hit By a Car? In a Car Accident? Talk To An Experienced Injury Lawyer From The Travis Law Firm For Free
Remember, after a car accident, you will be approached by an insurance adjuster pretending to be on your side. Nothing could be further from the truth. Keep in mind, that adjuster works for the insurance company of the responsible driver – meaning, they are responsible to cover your medical bills, lost wages, and any other damages resulting from the accident. They will offer you as little as possible and may try to pressure you into accepting a settlement offer. Don’t sign anything and don’t give any recorded statements until you get your Free Consultation from an experienced injury lawyer at our firm. Make an informed decision about your legal rights and get the compensation you deserve.