Tampa, FL (November 6, 2021) – A hit-and-run in Tampa resulted in the death of a pedestrian late on Friday night, November 5. The fatal crash was reported at the 3630 block of N. 50th Street at around 9:15 p.m.
Local authorities were alerted to a pedestrian who had been struck by a motor vehicle in the area. Emergency personnel were summoned to the scene to transport the victim to a nearby hospital. He was later pronounced dead at the facility.
The driver involved reportedly fled the scene. They were last seen traveling northbound on the roadway. No additional information has been released at this time.
An ongoing accident investigation is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Hit-&-Run Accidents in Florida
In the United States, the number of hit-and-run collisions has reached all-time highs. In 2015, there were over 737,100 hit-and-run collisions reported across the United States. This means that on average, one occurred every 43 seconds. In 2016, there were 2,149 confirmed hit-and-run deaths. That number is the highest ever recorded. Thousands of pedestrians lose their lives each year in car crashes across the United States.
Your life will change in countless ways when you lose someone close to you. The resulting damages can be devastating to your emotional and financial well-being. With the loss of a family member, it is far too easy to become overwhelmed by new challenges. Many families are unsure what to do next in order to get the compensation they deserve. When the death was caused by another’s negligence, neglect, or wrongful act, the situation can be even more unbearable. For those who have already suffered a devastating loss, the related expenses can be devastating. The last thing you want to feel is alone after the death of a loved one. Many people who have been affected by a wrongful death are unsure if they need a skilled Tampa personal injury lawyer.
Tampa Pedestrian Crash Attorneys
Our Tampa wrongful death lawyers are ready to help you with every aspect of your case or claim after losing a loved one in a fatal car accident. You need to hire 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. We want to assist you in holding the at-fault party in a fatal car accident accountable for their actions and ensuring that any damages incurred are compensated.
To learn more about how our pedestrian crash lawyers in Tampa 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.