St Petersburg, FL (June 13, 2022) – A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a motor vehicle in St. Petersburg on Sunday evening, June 12. The deadly crash was reported at the 4600 block of 34th Street N. at around 9:10 p.m.
The injured party was walking along the roadway when they were hit by the oncoming driver. The victim was taken to a local hospital where they were later pronounced dead. The motorist involved in the crash remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
The identity of the deceased has not been revealed. 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
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a pedestrian was killed every 88 minutes in the United States in 2017. In that year, 5,977 pedestrians were killed on American streets. Pedestrians in Florida are more likely to suffer serious injuries in the case of an accident. Florida has the second-highest rate of pedestrian deaths in the United States, with 708 fatalities in 2019.
Tragic accidents are frequently linked to the death of a loved one. Unexpected expenditures and other problems are normal for the family of a deceased person. Their grief is compounded by the likelihood of their financial condition swiftly worsening. It’s reasonable that surviving family members desire to file a wrongful death claim with the help of a pedestrian accident lawyer in order to hold those who caused their loved one’s death accountable.
The purpose of Rebein Law is to help families collect the greatest amount of compensation for the damages they have suffered as a result of a fatal car accident. Our track record demonstrates that we can help our clients achieve their goals. Even under the most difficult circumstances following a tragic automobile accident, our legal expertise and dedication have helped our clients attain good results. Thousands of people have benefited from our assistance in obtaining compensation following the death of a loved one. Wrongful death claims are notoriously difficult to resolve. Having a qualified attorney on your side may be beneficial.
If you have lost a loved one in a Florida vehicle accident, call Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to speak with a St. Petersburg pedestrian crash lawyer about your claim.
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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.