Clearwater, FL (May 1, 2021) – On Friday, April 30, there were serious injuries reported following a pedestrian crash in the Clearwater area.
A man was reportedly crossing an intersection that evening when he was hit by an oncoming motor vehicle. The site was located near the corner of Edgewater Drive and Union Street at around 6 p.m. Emergency responders were called to the scene to render aid to the injured party.
The identity of the injured party has not been disclosed at this time. He was transported to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg following the impact. No other injuries were reported.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is being handled by local officials.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Tampa FL
Pedestrians are at increased risk of sustaining life-threatening injuries in the event of a motor vehicle accident. Thousands of pedestrians are killed annually in the United States, and statistics show that pedestrian fatalities are on the rise. Pedestrians are nearly 1.5 times more likely to be killed in a traffic accident. In 2017, a pedestrian was killed somewhere in the country every 88 minutes on average.
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.
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