65-Year-Old Man Hit by Car on West Overland in Scottsbluff

Scottsbluff, Nebraska (September 21, 2019) – A 65-year-old man was injured in a pedestrian accident Friday afternoon in Scottsbluff, according to the police.

The accident took place on Friday, September 20, in the 1000 block of West Overland, near Avenue I.

According to the police, witnesses said the pedestrian appeared to be unsteady on his feet shortly before being hit by an SUV driven by Carol Knaub.

The victim was taken to Regional West Medical Center with injuries including a broken leg.

An investigation is ongoing.

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The information for this article was obtained from public media and is informational purposes. We understand this is a difficult time for the family of those affected by a tragic accident, and we offer our sincere condolences. While the idea of hiring a law firm may not feel appropriate at this time, as a public service, we like to advise family the following:

1.       In most cases, it is very important to immediately begin securing evidence, including by not limited to photos of skid marks, photos of property damage, witness statements, the actual vehicle or other property involved in the incident, and other critical evidence before it disappears or is altered. 

2.       In Nebraska, it is illegal for anyone to contact the family by telephone or in-person to convince the family to hire a law firm or attorney unless the family contacted the law firm or attorney first.

3.       Nothing in this blog is intended to be legal advice.

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