Melbourne, FL (March 12, 2021) – In the hour of 6 p.m. on Thursday evening, March 11, a pedestrian crash with injuries occurred at an intersection in Melbourne.
According to police, the accident took place at the intersection of Babcock Street and Silver Palm Avenue. A 32-year-old woman and a juvenile were crossing the intersection when a vehicle driving north struck them.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. The two pedestrians were both taken to the hospital but they are expected to be okay.
The driver remained at the scene to cooperate with the police.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Hundreds of people are killed in Florida pedestrian accidents and thousands more are injured each year. In just 2013 alone, it was estimated that approximately 476 pedestrians were killed in Florida pedestrian accidents. If you have suffered injuries as a result of a Florida pedestrian accident, you may be feeling both helpless and alone. You should have the help of a legal advocate on your side so that you can move forward after one of these accidents.
Being injured in a Florida pedestrian accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. Some of the most common but life-altering injuries that stem from these accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries can impact your life in many different ways, causing you to spend time recovering in the hospital as you question how and when you will return to the workplace. Being injured in one of these accidents can impact your life in many ways, which is why you should have a skilled attorney by your side along the way. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in pedestrian accidents in Florida at www.chadrobinson.com.
At Chad J. Robinson, PLLC, we will stand by your side and ensure that your rights are being protected as you navigate the legal system. We understand how challenging it can be to move forward after an accident and will provide you with the resources you need to move forward. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of losses such as medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in Florida at (786) 519-2423 to find out how we can assist you.
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