Clearwater, FL – Pedestrian Critically Injured in Crash on S Belcher Rd

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Clearwater, FL – Pedestrian Critically Injured in Crash on S Belcher Rd

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Clearwater, FL (June 5, 2021) – A man sustained critical injuries after being hit by an SUV in the Clearwater area on Friday, June 4. 

According to the Clearwater Police Department, a 65-year-old man was crossing S. Belcher Road at the time of the accident. He was hit by a northbound 2014 Hyundai Tucson that afternoon. Emergency responders were called to the scene to render aid to the injured pedestrian. 

The area was closed while first responders and investigators were present. The injured party was transported to a local hospital for further treatment. The identity of the wounded pedestrian has been withheld. 

The CPD is managing the investigation into the cause of the accident. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Tampa Pedestrian Accidents 

6.5 Clearwater, FL - Pedestrian Critically Injured in Crash on S Belcher RdAs a pedestrian, you have the same right to the road as any other traveler. Unfortunately, many drivers fail to look out for those traveling on foot, and pedestrians are nearly 1.5 times more likely to be killed in the event of a traffic accident. Florida accounted for roughly 20% of pedestrian fatalities nationwide in 2013, with a total of 476 reported deaths that year. 

Even if you think your claim is foolproof, you still should consult with an experienced Tampa pedestrian injury lawyer to ensure that your right to compensation is protected. Many victims of pedestrian crashes wonder why they need a personal injury lawyer after being involved in an accident at a crosswalk, but even the surest of injury claims can present unexpected obstacles for those with little experience with the law. This may be your first time pursuing an injury claim, and you need to reach out to an experienced Florida personal injury attorney for help.

If the driver is to blame for your injuries in the aftermath of a Tampa pedestrian accident, you may be able to get the compensation you need to make a full recovery. Rebein Law has years of experience helping victims of pedestrian accidents recover after suffering serious injuries, and we want to get to work on your case right away. If you have been unfairly injured by a reckless driver, contact Attorney Paul Rebein today at 813-305-7285 to discuss your case. 

Note: Secondary sources were used in the creation of this post. Our team has not independently verified the facts surrounding this accident. If any information is not correct, please contact Rebein Law so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. We will remove a post upon request.

Disclaimer: The purpose of this post is to inform our readers about the dangers of driving and to provide information for people who are injured in an accident in Arizona. This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information provided is intended to be legal or medical advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.

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