Tampa, FL (May 25, 2021) – On Monday, May 24, a pedestrian was killed after being involved in an accident with a motor vehicle in the Tampa area.
According to local sources, the fatal crash occurred at the intersection of Harney Road and Hillsborough Avenue at around 5:08 a.m. A man was crossing at the intersection early that morning when he was hit by a car. First responders were quickly dispatched to the scene to provide aid to the injured party.
The man was transported to Tampa General Hospital in critical condition. He later succumbed to his injuries. The identity of the deceased party has been withheld.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly accident is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Crashes in Tampa FL
Pedestrians have the same right to the road as anyone else. Unfortunately, many drivers fail to look out for those traveling on foot, causing catastrophic crashes in the process. National statistics reveal that pedestrians are nearly 1.5 times more likely to be killed in the event of a motor vehicle collision. Florida ranked third in the nation for pedestrian fatalities in 2012.
When the death of a loved one was caused by the negligent actions of another person, it can be truly devastating for surviving family members. When a loved one loses their life in a sudden accident, the family of the deceased must deal with feelings of frustration and helplessness. Surviving family members want to bring those responsible for the death of a loved one to justice by pursuing a wrongful death claim with the help of a personal injury attorney.
At Rebein Law, we believe in helping families obtain maximum compensation for their losses associated with a fatal Tampa pedestrian crash. Even in the most complex cases, our knowledge of the law has provided our clients with favorable outcomes following a deadly pedestrian accident in Tampa. Our legal team has successfully helped thousands of clients obtain compensation after a wrongful death. If you have lost a loved one in a sudden crash, contact Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to discuss your case with a Tampa wrongful death attorney.
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