Mt. Dora, FL (March 4, 2021) – Around 8 p.m. on Wednesday night, March 3, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Mt. Dora.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of Orange Blossom Trail near Dudley Avenue. A 22-year-old Kissimmee woman was driving her SUV while a man was crossing the street. She was unable to stop and struck the pedestrian.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene. The pedestrian was rushed to the hospital but succumbed to his injuries while there.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
More pedestrian accidents occur in the state of Florida every year than in many other states throughout the U.S. Between January and June 2019, it is estimated that approximately 368 people were killed in horrific pedestrian accidents. Pedestrians are the most vulnerable parties on our roads, which means that they are more likely to become injured or lose their lives in the event of an accident. If you have suffered immense losses due to your accident, it is important that you seek the help of a legal advocate who has your best interests in mind.
Though no amount of money can bring back someone whose life has been lost in a Florida pedestrian accident, financial compensation can help you move forward in a variety of ways. As you grieve the loss of a loved one due to a pedestrian accident, you may wonder how you will afford to keep up with the bills that pile up against you. Nobody should ever have to worry about these aspects on their own. You should always be prepared to speak with a Florida wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Chad J. Robinson, PLLC is completely dedicated to your claim and will help you every step of the way as you navigate the legal system. In the blink of an eye, your life could be immensely altered due to a crash that has taken the life of a loved one. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more when you need it the most. You have options and should never stand alone during these difficult times. Please do not hesitate to contact a Florida accident attorney at (786) 519-2423 to find out how we can help you.
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