Melbourne, FL (March 12, 2021) – Around 7:10 p.m. on Thursday night, March 11, a woman was injured in a pedestrian crash in Melbourne.
According to authorities, the accident took place at 2980 North Wickham Road when a vehicle was traveling south in the inside travel lane. A woman stepped onto the road to cross the street and the vehicle did not stop in time, striking her.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were called to the scene. The 57-year-old pedestrian was taken to Holmes Regional Medical Center with traumatic injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Florida sees more pedestrian accidents than many other states throughout the U.S. each year. Between January to June 2019, it was determined that approximately 368 people lost their lives in fatal pedestrian accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Because pedestrians have no real protection from harm, life could be lost in the blink of an eye due to a negligent party. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one due to a pedestrian accident, you may be feeling alone and confused. It is important that you seek the help of an accident attorney in your time of need.
Losing a loved one can impact your life on both emotional and financial levels, leaving you to feel helpless and alone during these challenging times. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you should never have to worry about how you will afford to keep up with the bills that pile up against you. A fatal crash can be unexpected and leave you and your family with questions concerning deadlines you will have to meet and what evidence you can use to hold another party liable. It is important that you speak with a Florida pedestrian accident attorney when it comes to your personal injury claim.
At Chad J. Robinson, PLLC, we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have been seriously injured or lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident. The aftermath of an accident can be overwhelming and leave you feeling alone and confused. Luckily, you have a wide array of options moving forward. If you have been affected by a pedestrian accident in Florida, please contact an accident attorney in Florida at (786) 519-2423 to find out how we can help you.
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