Port Orange, FL (April 7, 2021) – Around 5:25 a.m. on Wednesday morning, April 7, a man was killed in a pedestrian accident in Port Orange.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the collision happened in the southbound lanes of I-95 just north of State Road 442. A male pedestrian was walking across the road when he was suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle. He was tossed onto the ground and then struck by two pickup trucks.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were dispatched to the scene. The pedestrian was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.
All southbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for a period of time.
No further details have been released but 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
Because pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident, they are more likely to be severely injured or even killed as a result of accidents. Hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives in pedestrian accidents throughout Florida every single year. In fact, between January and June 2019, it was estimated that approximately 268 people were killed in pedestrian accidents throughout the state. It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one. Family members who have suffered these losses should be prepared to seek the help of an attorney.
Losing somebody you love in a Florida pedestrian accident can have a huge and lasting impact on your life. The loss of a loved one can affect your life on permanent levels, leaving you to feel both helpless and alone at times. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. If you have suffered from these immense losses, you have options moving forward. It is crucial that you speak with a Florida wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
At Chad J. Robinson, PLLC, we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents. We understand how devastating it can be to face the loss of a loved one and offer our assistance when you need it the most. We will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Florida at (786) 519-2423 to find out how we can help you.
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