Des Moines officer accidentally runs over pedestrian

A pedestrian was lying in the street in Des Moines during the early morning hours on Tuesday when her legs were run over by a patrol vehicle.

The incident took place near Stone Lane and 10th Street. The officer was responding to a call that came from a concerned individual regarding the woman lying in an alleyway. The officer was searching for the woman, but did not see her until his vehicle made contact with her legs.

The woman only sustained minor injuries, and was taken to a nearby hospital to be treated. The officer stated that the woman was intoxicated at the time of the incident. No charges are expected to be filed in this case, and an investigation is still being conducted.

Individuals involved in pedestrian accidents can receive severe injuries. If you were struck by a motor vehicle, you need experienced representation on your side. Please contact the pedestrian accident lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. by calling 877-327-2600 today.



Pedestrian accident kills 1 in Clear Lake

On a Tuesday morning in April, an elderly woman was crossing the street in downtown Clear Lake when she was fatally hit by a truck.

The woman was struck in a crosswalk near Fourth Street and Main Street. The pedestrian accident left the 73-year-old woman with critical head injuries. When emergency responders arrived on the scene, they found the woman surrounded by bystanders who were attempting to help.

She was transported to a local hospital to have her head trauma addressed. She passed away due to complications from her injuries. The 87-year-old Clear Lake man who was operating the truck was not injured in the collision. At this time, no charges have been filed against him.

Our condolences are with the woman’s family and friends during this tragic time.



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