Lealman, FL (April 13, 2022) – On Monday night, April 11, a pedestrian was killed after being hit by a motor vehicle in Lealman. The fatal pedestrian crash was reported at the intersection of 34th Street and 50th Avenue at around 8 p.m.
Local sources revealed that three vehicles were traveling southbound on 34th Street. An 81-year-old man from Clearwater was crossing the roadway when he was hit by a van driven by a 67-year-old Pinellas Park man and suffered fatal injuries. The second vehicle was unable to stop and also hit the pedestrian.
The third driver hit the second vehicle. The identity of the deceased has not been released at this time.
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
In the United States, a pedestrian was killed by a car nearly every 88 minutes in 2017. That year, 5,977 pedestrians were killed on American streets. In the event of a collision, pedestrians in Florida are especially vulnerable to serious injuries. With 708 pedestrian deaths reported in 2019, Florida had the second-highest number of pedestrian deaths in the country.
When you lose someone close to you, your life will change in unexpected ways. Your emotional and financial well-being may suffer as a result of the losses. It’s natural to feel overwhelmed by new challenges after the death of a family member. Many families are unsure of what to do next in order to receive the compensation they are entitled to. The situation can become unbearable when a loss occurs as a result of another’s negligence, neglect, or wrongful act. The costs of recovery can be crippling for those who have already suffered a devastating loss. The last thing you want to feel after losing a family member in a tragic accident is alone. Many people who have been harmed by wrongful death are unsure whether or not they need the help of a skilled Lealman personal injury lawyer.
Lealman Pedestrian Accident Lawyers
After you lose a loved one in a fatal car accident, you need a Lealman wrongful death lawyer who can assist you with every aspect of your case or claim. This necessitates retaining the services of an experienced wrongful death lawyer. Rebein Law has a history of helping people in Tampa who have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident. We know how to successfully pursue a wrongful death claim because of our years of experience. Our Lealman pedestrian accident lawyers want to help you hold the responsible party accountable for their actions and get the compensation you deserve.
Call attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to learn more about how we can help you.
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.