Dayton, OH (January 30, 2024) – A pedestrian was injured in a crash that took place in Dayton on Monday night, January 29th. The crash was reported just before 10:00 p.m. in the 3400 block of Salem Avenue.

According to the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch, a 29-year-old woman was walking near Salem Beverage when she was hit by a car. The woman suffered a serious ankle injury and was rushed to a hospital for treatment. She was listed in serious condition following the collision. Her identity has not been released at this time. Police have not provided any information on the suspect’s identity or a description of the vehicle involved at this time. The road was partially closed while the crash was investigated. Drivers were urged to find alternate routes of travel.

The accident remains under investigation at this time. There is no word on any charges. No further details are available.

We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to the victim of this Dayton pedestrian crash. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in Ohio  Dayton, OH – One Hurt in Pedestrian Accident on Salem Ave.

Pedestrian accidents in Ohio do not occur as often as other types collisions. By far the most common accidents are between and involving passenger vehicles. However, this does not mean that a pedestrian accident is somehow less dangerous. In fact, normally the opposite is true as pedestrian collisions have a much greater chance to result in serious injuries and even death. According to statistics, more than 80% of pedestrian collisions in Ohio will result in injuries to the pedestrian, including:

  • Traumatic brain injuries or TBI
  • Broken bones
  • Strains and sprains
  • Scarring
  • Neck and spinal cord trauma

The cause of each pedestrian accident must be carefully investigated in order to determine how it occurred. Unfortunately, many of these accidents happen because of the negligence of the drivers involved. When a pedestrian accident happens, victims may have certain legal rights, including the right to be compensated for their injuries. In many cases, this compensation could be very substantial. However, the circumstances surrounding pedestrian accidents are often complicated. It is therefore important to have solid legal representation by your side every step of the way.

At Attkisson Law Firm, we stand up for the rights of our clients. Our team knows the difficulties that you are going through and we are here to help. The legal process can seem complicated and daunting. We strive to reduce your stress level so that you can focus only on your healing and recovery. Our firm strongly believes that all negligent drivers should be held fully accountable for their actions.

We are here to speak with you about your case. Our firm always provides free consultations for all potential and prospective clients. Most injury cases are handled on a contingency fee basis so there is no financial obligation until we obtain a recovery for you. To schedule your appointment with one of our Dayton pedestrian accident lawyers, please reach out to us using our online intake form or give us a call at 937-632-1175.

Note: Our team of writers utilizes a variety of external sources to gather information to produce this post. These sources range from news outlet reports and local and state police reports to social media posts, eyewitness accounts, and other relevant data concerning accidents in Dayton and throughout Ohio. While we strive for accuracy, we do not independently verify the facts surrounding these injury accidents. If you discover any inaccuracies in our reports, please inform us immediately. We are committed to correcting errors promptly. Additionally, we will consider removing a story if requested. 

Disclaimer: For many years, the attorneys at Attkisson Law Firm have dedicated themselves to assisting injured accident victims and their families throughout Ohio. We want to encourage everyone to slow down and operate motor vehicles with caution. Please note this post is not an attempt to solicit business. The information provided herein should not be considered medical or legal advice. Additionally, the photograph accompanying this post was not taken at the accident scene.