Lakeland, FL (May 24, 2021) – There were serious injuries reported in a pedestrian crash in the Lakeland area on Monday, May 24.
The incident occurred at the intersection of Lakeview Street and N. Combee Road. At around 4:40 a.m., a pedestrian was traveling at the intersection when they were struck by a motor vehicle. According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, the injured party was in serious condition.
The victim was transported to Lakeland Regional Hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. No further information on their condition has been provided at this time. It is unknown if the driver remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
Law enforcement officials are managing the ongoing investigation into the pedestrian crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Tampa FL
Traveling the roads of Florida on foot can be particularly dangerous. The state is among five others in the nation that account for roughly 47% of pedestrian deaths. In 2012, Florida had the third-highest rate of pedestrian fatalities nationwide. In 2013, there were 476 pedestrians killed in auto accidents across the state, making up nearly 20% of national pedestrian deaths that year.
No matter how strong your claim may be, you need to hire an experienced Tampa pedestrian injury lawyer to ensure that your deserved compensation is protected. Many victims of pedestrian crashes question whether they need a personal injury lawyer after being hit by a motor vehicle, but even the most seemingly fool-proof injury claims can present unexpected obstacles for those with little experience with the law. This may be your first time seeking compensation through a personal injury claim, so you should consult with an experienced Florida personal injury attorney.
If the driver is to blame for your injuries resulting from a Tampa pedestrian accident, you may be entitled to recover the necessary compensation in order to make a full recovery. Rebein Law has years of experience helping victims of pedestrian accidents recover after being seriously injured by a reckless driver, and we want to get to work on your case right away. If you have been unfairly injured in a pedestrian accident, contact Attorney Paul Rebein today at 813-305-7285 to discuss your case.
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