Orlando, FL (March 19, 2021) – Around 1:15 a.m. on Friday morning, March 19, a fatal pedestrian accident took place on a roadway in Orlando.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident happened on Colonial Drive around the area of Fabian Avenue. At the time, a man was walking across Colonial Drive when he was struck by a yellow Camaro.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were present at the scene. The victim was pronounced dead but has only been identified as an adult male.
The driver of the Camaro that struck the pedestrian fled the scene. They will be facing a charge of leaving the scene of a fatal accident. Police believe that the vehicle is missing its right side mirror.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident 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 the most vulnerable parties on our roads, which means that they are prone to some of the most catastrophic harm in the event of an accident. Between January and June 2019, approximately 268 people were killed in Florida pedestrian accidents due to the negligence of others. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. If you have lost somebody you love in a fatal accident, you may wonder how you can move forward.
Facing the aftermath of a Florida pedestrian accident can impact your life in many ways, especially if you have lost somebody you love. Families sometimes wonder where they can turn during these challenging times. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder where you can turn as you move forward on a financial level. It is important that you seek the help of a wrongful death attorney in Florida after one of these accidents. 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 have worked to assist those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents over the years. We understand how devastating an accident can be and offer our assistance to you in your time of need. We will help you gain compensation for aspects like medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. If you have lost somebody you love in an accident, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida at (786) 519-2423 to find out how we can help you.
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