Lincoln Injury Blog

Grand Island man killed by hit and run driver

Pedestrians in Lincoln generally are safe when they're out walking. Drivers know to look out for them and give them plenty of room. Safety is a priority for everyone. Unfortunately, a man was killed recently when he was out walking.

A pedestrian was recently hit near the intersection of Faidley and Howard in Grand Island. A vehicle that was traveling westbound on Faidley hit the man. The man died as a result of his injuries. The driver of the vehicle that hit the man did not stop.

No one expects their loved one will be involved in a serious accident. These events can seriously shake up a family and cause heartache and other stresses. If a family's loved one is involved in an accident they may want to speak to a legal professional who is skilled in personal injury. An attorney understands what the family is going through and will work hard to get the answers a family deserves as to what happened to their loved one. They can visit the accident scene and interview witnesses along with reviewing police reports. Their investigation can lead to understanding what happened and who is at fault. Nothing can bring back a lost loved one but compensation may be available for medical expenses, funeral expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages and other damages.

No one should ever have to go through the pain of losing a loved one because of another person's negligence. There are legal options a family can pursue during this tragic time to hold the negligent person responsible for their mistake.

Source: theindependent.com, "29-year-old man dies in hit and run," Jeff Bahr, Aug. 7, 2017

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