Orlando, FL (April 19, 2021) – On Monday morning, April 19, a fatal pedestrian crash occurred at an intersection in Orlando.
According to Orange County officials, the accident happened at the intersection of West Colonial Drive and Putnam Avenue. A pedestrian was crossing the street in the area when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. The unidentified pedestrian was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center and pronounced dead while there.
The driver of the vehicle that struck the pedestrian remained at the scene to cooperate with the police.
Westbound lanes of traffic were blocked for a period of time.
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 have no protection from harm in the event of an accident with a vehicle, which means that they are prone to serious injuries and losing their lives. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed in Florida accidents each year. In just one recent year’s time, in fact, it is estimated that approximately 268 people were killed in these accidents. Nobody ever expects to lose someone they love in an accident. If you have lost somebody close to you in a pedestrian accident, you have options and should always speak with an attorney moving forward.
Losing someone you love in a Florida pedestrian accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. As you are grieving the loss of your loved one taken too soon in a pedestrian accident, you may wonder how you are going to afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Having a skilled Florida wrongful death attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected in your time of need. 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 understand how traumatic it can be to suffer the loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident. You have many options under Florida accident law and should speak with a knowledgeable attorney who has your best interests in mind. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of aspects such as medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and so much more. Please contact an accident attorney in Florida at (786) 519-2423 for more information.
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