St Petersburg, FL – Man Struck by Car at 5th Ave & 36th St

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St Petersburg, FL – Man Struck by Car at 5th Ave & 36th St

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St Petersburg, FL (April 7, 2022) – On Wednesday night, April 6, a man was killed after being hit by a motor vehicle in St. Petersburg. The deadly crash was reported at the intersection of 5th Avenue S. and 36th Street at around 10:24 p.m. 

A 60-year-old man was crossing near the scene when he was hit by an eastbound orange Hyundai sedan. The injured party was transported to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg in critical condition. No further information has been released at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the pedestrian crash is underway. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in Florida

St Petersburg, FL - Man Struck by Car at 5th Ave & 36th StIn 2017, a pedestrian was killed by a car nearly every 88 minutes in the United States. On American streets that year, 5,977 pedestrians were killed. Pedestrians in Florida are especially vulnerable to serious injuries in the event of a collision. In 2019, Florida had the second-highest number of pedestrian deaths in the country, with 708 reported.

If you are involved in a pedestrian accident, you should seek legal advice from a St. Petersburg pedestrian accident lawyer to protect your right to compensation. Many bicyclists are perplexed as to why they need the assistance of a personal injury lawyer after a crosswalk collision. For those with little legal experience, even the most certain injury claims can present unexpected challenges. It’s possible that you’ve never filed a personal injury claim before. You should consult with a knowledgeable St. Petersburg personal injury attorney.

Pedestrian Crash Attorneys in St. Petersburg

You may be able to recover the funds you need to get back on your feet if the driver is to blame for your injuries after a pedestrian accident. Retaining the services of an attorney with experience handling pedestrian accident cases is the first step in your recovery. Rebein Law has a lot of experience representing cyclists who have been in serious accidents. We’d like to get started on your case right away. Our St. Petersburg car accident lawyers are dedicated to making sure that our clients get the compensation they deserve and that their cases are handled fairly.

If you have been wrongfully injured by a careless driver, call attorney Paul Rebein today at 813-305-7285 to discuss your case.

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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