Holiday, FL (August 3, 2022) – A man in a wheelchair was killed after being hit by two motor vehicles in Holiday on Tuesday night, August 2. The deadly pedestrian crash was reported on Flora Avenue near US-19 at around 9:24 p.m.
Local reports reveal that a 41-year-old Clearwater woman was headed south in a Dodge Durango. At the same time, a 24-year-old Holiday man was also traveling southbound in a Tesla Model 3.
The 42-year-old pedestrian was crossing in a non-motorized wheelchair and was hit by both oncoming vehicles. The injured party was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
An ongoing investigation into the deadly crash is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Crashes in Florida
The number of pedestrian fatalities in Florida is rising. The Governor’s Highway Association conducted a poll, and it found that fatal pedestrian accidents increased by 8% in Florida between 2016 and 2015. There was an increase in pedestrian deaths in 34 states throughout the US. In the first half of 2015, Florida recorded the most pedestrian deaths nationally.
When someone’s life is taken prematurely as a consequence of another person’s carelessness or wrongdoing, the tragedy causes irreparable grief to the family of the victim. You will be able to expose the injustice and negligence that caused pain for you and your family by hiring a Florida wrongful death lawyer. We will do all we can to make the legal process as tolerable for you as possible by offering you empathetic and specialized legal assistance. We are skilled civil trial lawyers, and if necessary, we will pursue your case all the way to trial to advocate for you there. We will use our expertise to win the results you seek.
The mission of Rebein Law is to assist bereaved families in obtaining the greatest amount of compensation for losses sustained as a direct consequence of traumatic events by providing assistance in the form of legal counsel and advocacy. Our Holiday pedestrian crash attorneys have experience helping clients use our services to accomplish their own goals. Call Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 if an unexpected accident caused the loss of a member of your family to explore your options and learn more about the potential legal remedies that may be open to you.
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