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Police pursue hit and run culprit in pedestrian accident

Spring Valley authorities are pursuing a vehicle driver who left the scene of an accident after causing injury to a pedestrian, the News Tribune reported on May 4.

An on-duty officer reportedly discovered a seriously injured man just before 3:00 a.m. at the side of the road on Route 89. The pedestrian accident victim, only identified as a 26-year-old Spring Valley resident, was taken to a hospital in Peoria due to his serious condition. Initial investigations revealed that the victim was struck by a red Mitsubishi Lancer that may have substantial damage to the front passenger side. Authorities are asking the public to get in touch with them for additional information regarding the incident.

The Danville legal team of Spiros Law, P.C., knows the great damage that can result when a vehicle hits a pedestrian, including not only physical injury but also an extended recovery time and mounting expenses. If you are in such a situation, we may help you pursue compensation from the parties responsible for your injury. Call our office today at (217) 443-4343 to begin taking action.


Woman injured in Quincy pedestrian accident

A female pedestrian was recently injured after she was struck by a vehicle in Quincy, an article of Herald-Whig reported on September 3.

Reports coming from authorities stated that 54-year-old Sheila Thomas on September 2 was walking in a pedestrian lane at Sixth and Broadway at around 3:00 p.m. when she was struck by a vehicle. Thomas was transported to Blessing Hospital due to minimal injuries she sustained. Quincy Police later identified the driver as Page Jett, who was charged with failure to yield to a crosswalk.

Pedestrians unfortunately can suffer debilitating injuries when vehicle drivers do not take proper precautions to notice those walking. However, if this happen to you, hiring an experienced personal injury lawyer can help you pursue damage claims against negligent drivers. Find out how the Danville lawyers of Spiros Law, P.C. may help you recover your losses today by calling (217) 443-4343.