Apopka, FL (March 25, 2021) – Around 8 p.m. on Wednesday night, March 24, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Apopka.
According to the Apopka Police Department, the accident happened on Main Street. A man was walking in the area when he was suddenly struck by a gray sedan. The vehicle immediately fled the scene. It is believed that the vehicle has front driver’s side damage.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. The pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The roadway was blocked in multiple lanes for several hours.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Pedestrians are incredibly vulnerable parties on our roads, which means that they are more likely to lose their lives in the event of an accident. Especially when a pedestrian crash involves a hit-and-run driver, a pedestrian could be severely injured and go without the life-saving medical attention that they need. Between January and June 2019, it was estimated that approximately 268 people lost their lives in pedestrian accidents in Florida. It is never easy for a family to face the loss of a loved one. Because of this, victims are urged to seek the help of an accident attorney.
Facing the loss of a loved one in a Florida pedestrian accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. Families tend to have questions that they cannot answer on their own. As you grieve the unexpected loss of a loved one, you may be left wondering how you will afford to keep up with a variety of bills that pile up against you. It is essential that you speak with a wrongful death attorney in Florida as soon as possible. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents at www.chadrobinson.com.
At Chad J. Robinson, PLLC, we believe that you should never have to stand alone after you have suffered the loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident. We understand how devastating these accidents can be and offer our assistance to you when you need it the most. We will help you work toward compensation to cover aspects such as funeral costs, pain and suffering, medical costs, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida at (786) 519-2423 to find out what options are available for you.
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