Posted on: June 5, 2012
A teenager and police officer from Barnwell were hit by a vehicle recently, and are still recovering from their injuries. The wreck happened when the officer stopped his cruiser to talk with a juvenile who was walking on the wrong side of the roadway. An 84-year-old from Barnell then hit the patrol officer’s vehicle, which then hit the officer and the juvenile. The officer was knocked around 40 feet from the car. Both victims were taken to a nearby hospital for emergency treatment, and their current conditions remain unknown. The suspect and her three passengers are recovering from minor injuries. The crash remains under investigation by authorities, according to news reports .
As an auto accident lawyer Sumter , my thoughts are with everyone involved in this wreck. I hope they heal fully and quickly from their injuries sustained in the wreck. If you or someone dear to you was harmed in an auto accident caused by a negligent driver, discuss your claim with a personal injury lawyer who can evaluate your case and help protect and defend your legal rights. When you have an attorney on your side, you are more likely to get the results you deserve for your case. An attorney can help evaluate and assess your case, and answer any questions you may have. With an attorney fighting for you, you are more likely to get a higher compensation and the outcome you deserve.