Pine Castle, FL (April 7, 2021) – Around 2:28 a.m. on Friday morning, April 2, a fatal pedestrian accident took place in Pine Castle.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident happened on Orange Avenue around the area of Prince Street. A 19-year-old man was walking in the area when he was suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle that was traveling south in the area. The driver fled the scene without stopping.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. The 19-year-old pedestrian was severely injured and taken to a local hospital. He was pronounced dead while there.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation 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 prone to some of the most extensive harm in the event of an accident. Hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives in fatal pedestrian accidents each year within the state of Florida. From January to June 2019, it was determined that approximately 268 people were killed in pedestrian accidents within the state. Losing a loved one can be a tragic and unexpected event that leaves family members feeling alone and confused. If you have lost someone close to you, it is imperative that you seek the help of a legal advocate who has your best interests in mind.
Florida pedestrian accidents happen in the blink of an eye and lead to severe harm. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm, especially in the event of an accident involving a vehicle. If you have suffered these immense losses due to an accident, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. If you have lost somebody closest to you in an accident, you should never have to stand alone. It is crucial that you speak with a Florida wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
At Chad J. Robinson, PLLC, we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have suffered losses due to pedestrian accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelming an accident can be on both emotional and financial levels. After you have lost somebody close to you in a collision, you should always have experienced help by your side. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida at (786) 519-2423 to find out what options are available for you.
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