Land O’ Lakes, FL – Man Killed Crossing at Wesley Chapel & Hyde Park Blvd

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Land O’ Lakes, FL – Man Killed Crossing at Wesley Chapel & Hyde Park Blvd

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Land O’ Lakes, FL (May 23, 2022) – A local man was killed after being hit by a motor vehicle in Land O Lakes on Sunday morning, May 22. The deadly accident was reported at the corner of Wesley Chapel and Hyde Park Boulevards at around 2:28 a.m. 

It was reported that a GMC Sierra pickup truck was headed northbound as the victim was traveling along the roadway. He was hit by the oncoming driver. The injured party sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, 27-year-old Erick Enrique Zheng-Sam, was later arrested in connection with the crash. 

An ongoing investigation into the deadly pedestrian accident is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Crashes in Florida

Land O Lakes, FL - Man Killed Crossing at Wesley Chapel & Hyde Park BlvdIn 2017, a pedestrian suffered fatal injuries due to a car accident every 88 minutes in the United States. A total of  5,977 pedestrians were killed on American highways that year. In the event of a collision, pedestrians in Florida are more likely to suffer serious injuries. Florida has the country’s second-highest rate of pedestrian deaths in 2019, and there were 708 pedestrian fatalities in the state. 

Nothing will ever make up for the harm inflicted to a family member by another’s negligence or poor conduct. Your life has drastically changed and may never be the same. The responsible party must be held to account. Although it may be tough to operate after a loss, you have only a limited period of time in Florida to file a lawsuit against the liable party. After that period of time has gone, you forfeit all rights. You are not required to go through all this alone.

Rebein Law’s principal purpose is to assist families in obtaining the maximum compensation for the losses they have incurred as a consequence of a tragic vehicle accident. Our track record shows that we can assist our customers in achieving their objectives. Our legal knowledge and perseverance have helped our clients achieve positive results even in the most challenging conditions after a devastating vehicle accident. Thousands of individuals have benefitted from our help in getting compensation after a loved one’s death. The resolution of wrongful death lawsuits is notoriously challenging. Having a professional attorney on your side may be advantageous.

Call Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to talk with a Land O’ Lakes wrongful death lawyer about your claim if you have lost a loved one in a Florida automobile accident.

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 Florida. 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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