Tampa, FL (November 23, 2021) – A pedestrian was injured after being hit by a motor vehicle in the Tampa area on Monday morning, November 22. The crash took place at the crossing of Nebraska Avenue and Columbus Drive.
The injured party was reportedly walking across the intersection when they were struck by an oncoming motorist. Emergency personnel was called to the scene to provide aid to the victim. There was a significant police presence reported at the scene.
The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries. It is unknown if the driver remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
An ongoing accident investigation is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
In 2017, a pedestrian was killed every 88 minutes on average in the United States. Pedestrians in Florida are particularly vulnerable to serious injury. In 2019, the state ranked second in the country for pedestrian fatalities. In Florida, there were 708 pedestrian deaths reported that year. Following a serious accident, those who have been injured should speak with a Tampa pedestrian accident lawyer to discuss their options.
Even if you think your claim is foolproof, you still should consult with an experienced Tampa pedestrian injury lawyer to ensure that your right to compensation is protected in the event of an accident. Many victims of pedestrian crashes wonder why they need a personal injury lawyer after being involved in an accident at a crosswalk. However, even the surest of injury claims can present unexpected obstacles for those with little experience with the law. This may be your first time pursuing an injury claim. You need to reach out to an experienced Florida personal injury attorney for help.
Pedestrian Crash Lawyers in Tampa
If the driver is to blame for your injuries in the aftermath of a pedestrian accident, you may be able to get the compensation you need to make a full recovery. The journey of your recovery starts with choosing an attorney with experience in cases involving pedestrian crashes. Rebein Law has years of experience helping victims of pedestrian accidents recover after suffering serious injuries. We want to get to work on your case right away. Our car crash attorneys in Tampa want to ensure that our clients are able to obtain the compensation they deserve and that their case is handled fairly.
If you have been unfairly injured by a reckless driver, contact attorney Paul Rebein today at 813-305-7285 to discuss your case.
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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.