Pedestrian accidents often result in serious accident injuries. Among the most common injuries are broken bones, bruises, and head injuries. However, due to the nature of a person getting hit by a vehicle there is a broad range of injuries that can occur. These injuries are often serious in nature.
As noted in posts concerning pedestrian accidents, it is not uncommon for people to be hit by a vehicle even when they are lawfully walking in a crosswalk. Also, people have been hit by vehicles when they are walking on sidewalks away from the roadway. If a driver loses control of a vehicle, pedestrians in the area can be put at risk.