Virginia Beach, VA (May 27, 2022) – Virginia Beach Police confirmed that a pedestrian was involved in an accident on Thursday evening, May 26, at the Oceanfront, but officers have provided only limited details at this time.
Bradley K. Wesseler with Virginia Beach PD reported that the incident happened around 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of 15th Street and Pacific Avenue, located close to the Star of the Sea Catholic Church. As the investigation is still active, the department is not slated to release further details at this time.
News footage from the scene showed a number of police vehicles, an ambulance, and caution police tape surrounding the area. The VBPD is planning to provide further information in the coming days.
Our sincerest thoughts are extended to the victim and their family in hopes of their full recovery.
Injuries in Virginia Beach Pedestrian Accidents
Every year, more than 80 people lose their lives as a consequence of pedestrian accidents, which take happen anywhere throughout the state of Virginia, from the coast to the mountains. Unfortunately, hundreds of these victims are transferred to local hospitals, where they are required to undergo emergency medical treatment and spend days or even weeks recuperating from their injuries. It is common for injured pedestrians to need time-consuming and financially burdensome treatments such as physical therapy or other therapies of a similar kind in order to make a full recovery from their injuries.
In the aftermath of a traumatic accident, victims are forced to persevere through a variety of trying conditions, ranging from excruciatingly difficult emergency procedures to challenging rehabilitation programs and beyond. Sadly, a considerable proportion of victims are left with injuries that prevent them from ever being able to return to any kind of productive employment again or normal day-to-day life. Oftentimes, victims of accidents lose their lives as a consequence of the injuries they sustained, leaving their grieving families to deal with the aftermath of the tragedy.
It is vital that the victims or their loved ones get in touch with a pedestrian accident attorney in Virginia Beach as soon as they are able to do so in order to research the many different legal options that are available to them. A significant number of accident victims are able to get financial compensation by taking legal action against drivers who were at fault in the incident and winning their cases. These funds have the potential to be put to use in mitigating the financial impact of future economic and non-economic losses that victims will be required to bear.
For these reasons and more, our skilled team at Virginia Beach Injury Law will do whatever it takes to ensure that our clients are in the most satisfactory position possible to achieve justice and get the fair compensation they need. In addition, we are of the belief that victims should never be forced to navigate the claims process all by themselves.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident in the Virginia Beach area or if you have lost a family member in such an occurrence, please call our personal injury law office at (757) 802-4662 to discuss your legal options. Please get in touch with us as soon as you can so that we can set up a no-cost case evaluation and explore the different legal options that are open to you and your family at this trying time.
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