St Petersburg, FL (January 4, 2022) – A local woman was killed after being struck by a dump truck in St. Petersburg on Monday, January 3. The deadly pedestrian crash took place on Interstate 275 near mile marker 18.
Local reports revealed that a 37-year-old St. Petersburg woman was walking along the interstate when she entered the roadway and was hit by an oncoming dump truck. The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck, a 47-year-old Tampa man, was not injured in the accident. No further updates have been provided at this time.
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
In the United States, a pedestrian was killed by a motor vehicle nearly every 88 minutes on average in 2017. In the event of a collision, pedestrians in Florida are especially vulnerable to serious injuries. Florida had the second-highest number of pedestrian fatalities in the country, with 708 reported deaths in 2019. Pedestrians who have been seriously injured in an accident should contact an attorney.
Your life will change in innumerable ways when you lose someone close to you. The resulting losses can be devastating to your emotional and financial well-being. With the loss of a family member, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by new challenges. Many families are unsure what to do next in order to get the compensation they deserve. When a loss occurs as a result of another’s negligence, neglect, or wrongful act, the situation can become unbearable. For those who have already suffered a devastating loss, the resulting costs can be devastating. After losing a family member in a sudden and catastrophic accident, the last thing you want to feel is alone. Many people who have been affected by wrongful death are unsure if they require the assistance of a skilled St. Petersburg pedestrian crash lawyer.
Pedestrian Crash Lawyers in St. Petersburg
You need a St. Petersburg wrongful death lawyer who can help you with every aspect of your case or claim after you lose a loved one in a fatal car accident. That means hiring a lawyer who has handled wrongful death cases for a long time. Rebein Law has a track record of assisting Tampa residents who have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident. Because of our years of experience, we know how to successfully pursue a wrongful death claim. Our St. Petersburg car accident attorneys want to assist you in holding the at-fault party responsible for their actions and ensuring that any resulting damages are covered.
To learn more about how we can assist you, call attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 today.
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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.