A pedestrian accident occurred in Ardmore, Pennsylvania on Thursday evening. This Pennsylvania woman was on a jog, when a car struck her while she was crossing Montgomery Avenue. The car was stopped at a red-light heading westbound on Montgomery. As the light turned green the driver proceeded forward. The driver of the vehicle could see the jogger but was unable to stop in time to avoid striking her. The woman hit the front passenger side of the car.
The jogger was unresponsive at the scene of the accident. She was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania to receive treatment. The woman suffered serious head injuries and was in critical condition. Her family in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was notified of the incident. According to authorities there was no sign of the driver being impaired or excessive speeding, but the accident remains under investigation by Lower Merion's Traffic Safety Unit.
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Pedestrian accidents occur too often and can have devastating impacts on the individuals and families involved. If you or someone you know have been involved in a pedestrian accident and are seeking damages contact the pedestrian accident attorneys at Dallas W. Hartman, P.C. at 800-777-4081 for a free initial consultation today.
Source: Mainline Media News. "Jogger struck by vehicle in front of Lower Merion High School remains hospitalized". 17 November 2014.