Palm Harbor, FL (June 11, 2022) – A woman was killed while trying to cross a highway in Palm Harbor on Thursday morning, June 9. The crash occurred at the intersection of US-19 and Bilgore Grove Boulevard.
Local reports revealed that a 36-year-old Hudson woman was crossing in the area as a 73-year-old Palm Harbor woman was headed north in a sedan. The woman entered the path of the oncoming motorist and was hit. The victim suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
No other injuries were reported. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly pedestrian crash is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
A pedestrian was killed every 88 minutes in the United States in 2017, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. A total of 5,977 pedestrians were murdered on American roads in that year. In the event of a collision, pedestrians in Florida are more likely to sustain serious injuries. With 708 pedestrian fatalities in 2019, Florida has the second-highest rate of pedestrian deaths in the United States.
The loss of a loved one is commonly related to tragic accidents. For the family of a deceased individual, unexpected bills and other concerns are common. The prospect of their financial situation rapidly deteriorating only adds to their anguish. It’s understandable that surviving family members want to file a wrongful death claim with the assistance of a pedestrian accident lawyer to hold those responsible for their loved one’s death accountable.
Rebein Law’s goal is to assist families in obtaining the maximum amount of compensation for the damages they have incurred as a consequence of a tragic vehicle accident. Our track record shows that we can assist our clients in achieving their objectives. Our legal skills and devotion have helped our clients obtain favorable results even under the most challenging circumstances following a devastating vehicle accident. Thousands of individuals have benefitted from our help in securing compensation after a loved one has died. Claims for wrongful death are notoriously difficult to settle. It may be useful to have a knowledgeable attorney on your side.
Call Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to talk with a Palm Harbor pedestrian collision lawyer about your claim if you have lost a loved one in a Florida automobile accident.
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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.