Sarasota County, FL (November 12, 2022) – A woman lost her life in a fatal pedestrian accident in Sarasota County on Friday evening, November 11. At around 7:00 p.m., the Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of the collision.
Reports from authorities show the incident occurred on Clark Road when a grey Toyota pickup truck struck a woman, age 32. Her name has not been released at this time.
While emergency responders worked in the area, Clark Road was partially shut down to one westbound lane and one eastbound lane. Drivers were urged to use caution or find different routes.
At this time, no further information has been released concerning the crash or its circumstances.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the deceased victim’s family.
Florida Pedestrian Collisions
Unfortunately, pedestrian collisions in Florida occur often The Sunshine State is well known for its year-round warm climate, beaches, theme parks, and more. These attractions draw millions of individuals here each year to enjoy our beautiful state. However, the higher the population, unfortunately, the more traffic accidents occur.
Metropolitan areas and states across the nation were listed based on how dangerous it is for residents to ride their bikes or walk instead of driving. This information was based upon how many people had been killed by vehicles in the area. Of the twenty states examined, Florida ranks first, with the most fatalities related to pedestrian accidents.
Approximately 400 people lost their lives in the first six months of 2019 in Florida pedestrian accidents. These numbers prove that the state of Florida is one of the most deadly states for pedestrians.
Negligent drivers often severely injure pedestrians and bicyclists. If you or someone you love were struck by a vehicle while you were walking, standing, or riding your bike, you should contact a pedestrian crash lawyer as soon as you can. If you are the surviving family member of someone who lost their life in a pedestrian crash, a wrongful death attorney in Sarasota County can help you financially recover.
The lawyers at Rebein Law boast a track record of success and can help get you the financial compensation that you may be entitled to. We believe that you should not have to bear the heavy burden of recovery on your own. You can turn to our experienced personal injury lawyers to fight for your legal rights. We will negotiate with the insurance companies for a full and fair settlement.
A skilled and compassionate wrongful death lawyer will aggressively negotiate with the insurance companies in order to get you a full and fair settlement. The lawyers at Rebein Law are highly experienced in all different types of wrongful death cases. We are aware that each case is unique and presents its own set of challenges, which we are ready to deal with accordingly.
Call attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 right now to learn more about how our accident attorneys may help you.
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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.