Tampa, FL (November 2, 2022) – A pedestrian was killed after being involved in a traffic accident in Tampa on Tuesday, November 1.
The fatal accident took place at the 2900 block of Hillsborough Avenue late that evening. The injured party was traveling on foot when they were hit by an oncoming vehicle. The victim suffered fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead. The area was closed and later re-opened at around 3:30 a.m.
The identity of the deceased has not been disclosed at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal crash is in progress.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
According to data, there were 49,340 more pedestrian fatalities nationwide between 2008 and 2017 than there were in the previous ten years. This is an increase of 35.7%. In essence, that means there are 13 pedestrian fatalities every day across the country.
Dealing with the death of a member of one’s own family or of a loved one is heartbreaking. It is possible that you did not anticipate the emotional and financial burdens that it would bring, and you most likely did not make preparations for them. Although the passing of a loved one is always a terrible event, trying to come to terms with such a loss can be more challenging when the passing was unexpected and the result of the carelessness of another person.
When a loved one dies as a result of someone else’s negligence, you already have a lot on your plate—from planning funeral and burial services to changing your schedule so that your family can get the attention it needs. Put your wrongful death case in the hands of a sympathetic, tenacious lawyer who will look out for your family’s interests and raise your chances of winning the settlement you are due for your loss.
If a relative of yours passed away as a result of somebody else’s negligence, you and your family may be able to receive compensation. You can file a claim to hold the guilty party accountable with the help of a Tampa pedestrian crash attorney. If you ever face the sudden and unjust loss of a close relative, get in touch with Rebein Law.
Call Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to discuss how we might be able to support your recovery.
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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.