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What will you do after a pedestrian accident?

As a pedestrian you have certain rights in New Jersey. This holds true no matter if you are walking on the sidewalk or sharing the road as a bicyclist.

It is your hope that you're never involved in a pedestrian accident. Unfortunately, you know that you could be put in this position if a driver makes a mistake.

If you are involved in a pedestrian accident, there are several things you need to do.

Before we get into the finer details, keep this in mind: Your health is priority number one. For this reason, the first step you should take is contacting an ambulance. This will ensure that you receive the medical attention you require.

From there, if possible, write down the finer details of the accident. This includes where and when it happened, and your version of why you were struck by the vehicle.

Also, you will want to take down the contact information of any witnesses. They may be able to provide information in the future that helps you receive compensation.

Depending on your injuries, you may not be able to do much after an accident. If this happens, you don't have anything to worry about. You can always collect the appropriate information down the road.

Finally, once you are stable, you need to look into your legal options. You have been injured due to the negligence of another party, which means you may be able to receive some type of compensation.

With the help of an attorney, you can better understand what happened while also taking steps towards protecting your rights.

Source: FindLaw, "Pedestrian Accidents FAQ," accessed Aug. 31, 2016

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