Pinellas Co, FL (May 12, 2021) – A Largo man was killed after being hit by a motor vehicle in Pinellas County on Tuesday, May 11.
Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol indicated that the deadly crash involved a southbound vehicle on US-19. The 40-year-old Largo man was traveling east across the highway when he was struck by the oncoming driver near the intersection with 62nd Street N. The pedestrian sustained critical injuries in the impact.
The injured party was transported to a nearby hospital for the treatment of life-threatening injuries. Despite life-saving measures by emergency responders, the Largo man succumbed to his injuries. The identity of the deceased party has been withheld.
An investigation into the cause of the collision is in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Tampa FL
The risk of being killed in a crash is increased significantly for those traveling on foot. Florida is a particularly dangerous state for pedestrians due to the fact it is among five states in the nation that make up nearly 47% of pedestrian fatalities. National statistics reveal that walkers are nearly 1.5 times more likely to suffer fatal injuries in the event of a motor vehicle collision.
When the death of a loved one is the result of another person’s negligence or carelessness, it can be truly devastating. When a loved one is killed in a sudden accident, surviving family members are often forced to deal with feelings of frustration and helplessness, in addition to their profound sense of loss. It is only natural that surviving family members would want to bring those responsible for your loved one’s death to justice by pursuing a wrongful death claim with the help of a personal injury attorney.
At Rebein Law, our primary focus is on helping families recover maximum compensation for their losses associated with a fatal Tampa pedestrian crash. Even in the most complex cases, our knowledge of the law and our tenacity have provided our clients with favorable outcomes in the event of a deadly car accident in Tampa, and we have successfully helped thousands of clients obtain compensation after the loss of a loved one. If you have lost a loved one in a sudden crash, contact Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to discuss your case with a Tampa wrongful death attorney.
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