Valrico, FL (May 4, 2022) – Three pedestrians were hit by a motor vehicle in the Valrico area on Friday morning, April 29. The deadly crash was reported at the intersection of Culbreath Road and Natures Way Boulevard just past 5 a.m.
The three victims were out jogging at the time of the accident. The driver involved initially told authorities that he thought he had hit a trash can. He left the scene but later returned to cooperate with authorities.
One pedestrian suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The two others suffered serious injuries.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly pedestrian crash is underway.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
In the United States, a pedestrian was killed by a car nearly every 88 minutes in 2017. That year, 5,977 pedestrians were killed on American streets. 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.
When you lose someone close to you, your life will change in unexpected ways. Your emotional and financial well-being may suffer as a result of the losses. It’s natural to feel overwhelmed by new challenges after the death of a family member. Many families are unsure of what to do next in order to receive the compensation they are entitled to. The situation can become unbearable when a loss occurs as a result of another’s negligence, neglect, or wrongful act. The costs of recovery can be crippling for those who have already suffered a devastating loss. The last thing you want to feel after losing a family member in a tragic accident is alone. Many people who have been harmed by a wrongful death are unsure whether or not they need the help of a knowledgeable Valrico personal injury lawyer.
After you lose a loved one in a fatal car accident, you need a Valrico wrongful death lawyer who can assist you with every aspect of your case or claim. This necessitates retaining the services of an experienced wrongful death lawyer. Rebein Law has a history of helping people in Tampa who have lost a loved one in a fatal car accident. We know how to successfully pursue a wrongful death claim because of our years of experience. Our Valrico pedestrian accident lawyers want to help you hold the responsible party accountable for their actions and get the compensation you deserve.
Call attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to learn more about how we can help you.
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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.