A pedestrian is injured in a traffic accident every eight minutes in the United States. Nearly 60,000 people are injured around the country each year in pedestrian crashes and nearly 5,000 are killed.
The numbers speak loud and clear: South Dakota pedestrian accidents are both common and dangerous. Negligent drivers who are speeding or not paying attention can seriously injure or even kill you or a loved one in the blink of an eye.
When walking on the streets of Sioux Falls or Parker, or any part of our great state, it is important that you follow these tips to stay as safe as possible:
If even these tips do not keep you and your family safe and you are injured by a vehicle in a pedestrian accident, then we urge you to examine the possibility of filing a personal injury lawsuit against the driver to earn compensation for your medical bills and more.
To learn more about your legal rights in these cases, contact the South Dakota personal injury lawyers of Zimmer, Duncan & Cole as soon as possible. You can call us toll free at (888) 733-2992, or fill out the form on this page to schedule a free consultation.
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