Delhi, Township, OH (January 23, 2024) – Police in the Delhi Township area were dispatched to the scene of a pedestrian accident with injuries on Tuesday, January 23rd. The crash happened around 8:00 a.m. at the intersection of Anderson Ferry Road and Delhi Road.
According to a report from the scene, a pedestrian was walking on Anderson Ferry Road when they were hit by a vehicle that was traveling in the area. The 53-year-old driver of the vehicle stopped at the scene and spoke with authorities. Rescue crews arrived at the scene and provided treatment to the injured pedestrian. The pedestrian was then taken to a local hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. The pedestrian has not been identified at this time. There is no word on the events leading up to the crash.
Police shut down the road while they investigated the crash and its cause. It is unknown whether any charges are expected to be filed at this time. No further information is available.
We want to offer our thoughts and well wishes to those affected by this pedestrian accident in Delhi Township. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Ohio Pedestrian Accidents
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
- 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.
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 Delhi Township 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.