Tampa, FL – Man Fatally Hit by Motor Vehicle at I-75 & Bruce B Downs Blvd

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Tampa, FL – Man Fatally Hit by Motor Vehicle at I-75 & Bruce B Downs Blvd

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Tampa, FL (February 5, 2022) – A pedestrian was killed after being struck on a Tampa highway on Saturday morning, February 5. The deadly accident was reported at the intersection of Interstate 75 NB and Bruce B. Downs Boulevard. 

A 23-year-old man was reportedly walking on the roadway when he was hit by an oncoming vehicle. The 51-year-old Marco Island man driving the car was not hurt in the crash. All northbound lanes were temporarily blocked while emergency responders were at the scene. The identity of the deceased party has not been revealed at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the deadly pedestrian 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

Tampa, FL - Man Fatally Hit by Motor Vehicle at I-75 & Bruce B Downs BlvdA pedestrian was killed by a motor vehicle nearly every 88 minutes on average in the United States in 2017, with 5,977 pedestrians killed on American roads. In the event of a collision, pedestrians in Florida are especially vulnerable to serious injuries. With 708 pedestrian deaths reported in 2019, Florida had the second-highest number of pedestrian deaths in the country.

It can be devastating when a loved one dies as a result of someone else’s carelessness or negligence. Unexpected expenses and other damages are common for the family of a deceased victim. Survivors’ family members frequently express frustration and helplessness. Their sense of betrayal is heightened by the fact that their financial situation is rapidly deteriorating. Surviving family members are only natural in their desire to hold those responsible for their loved one’s death accountable by filing a wrongful death claim with the help of a Tampa personal injury attorney.

Pedestrian Crash Lawyers in Tampa

Our main goal at Rebein Law is to help families get the most money possible for the losses they have suffered as a result of a fatal car accident. Our track record demonstrates that we can help our clients achieve their goals. Our legal knowledge and tenacity have resulted in favorable outcomes for our clients in even the most difficult cases following a fatal car accident. Thousands of people have benefited from our assistance in obtaining compensation following the death of a loved one. Cases involving wrongful death are among the most difficult to resolve. It can be beneficial to have an experienced Tampa auto accident lawyer on your side.

If you have lost a loved one in a car accident, call Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to speak with a Tampa wrongful death lawyer about 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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