Port St. Lucie, FL (March 24, 2021) – On Wednesday morning, March 24, a man was injured in a pedestrian crash in Port St. Lucie.
According to the Port St. Lucie Police Department, the collision happened on Port St. Lucie Boulevard around the area of Tunis Avenue and Darwin Boulevard. A man was crossing the street when he was suddenly struck by a vehicle that was making a left turn.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene. The man, who has not yet been formally identified, was taken to the hospital with critical injuries.
The roadway was blocked in both directions for a period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Pedestrian accidents are more common in Florida than in many other states throughout the entire U.S. From January to June 2019, it is estimated that approximately 268 people were killed in Florida pedestrian accidents and many others were injured. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye due to the reckless acts of others. If you or someone you love has been seriously injured in a pedestrian accident, you may have questions that you cannot answer on your own. It is important that you have a legal advocate on your side at this time.
Being injured in a Florida pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. Some of the most life-altering injuries that result from these accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries are sometimes so severe that they can land a victim in the hospital or cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, you have a variety of options. It is imperative that you seek the help of a Florida personal injury attorney.
At Chad J. Robinson, PLLC, we have worked to assist those injured in pedestrian accidents over the years. We understand how challenging the aftermath of a pedestrian accident can be and the impact it can have on every aspect of your life. We will help you work toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in Florida at (786) 519-2423 for more information.
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