Orlando, FL (June 6, 2021) – On Saturday night, June 5, one person was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Orlando.
According to officials, the accident happened on the Alafaya Trail near the area of Ashton Manor Way. A 24-year-old male pedestrian started crossing the street and was struck by a passenger vehicle traveling in the area.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were dispatched to the scene. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital with traumatic injuries and passed away while there.
The 25-year-old driver of the passenger vehicle was not injured and remained at the scene of the crash.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads due to the fact that they have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. In 2019 alone, it was reported that approximately 268 people lost their lives as a result of pedestrian accidents. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye due to many different reasons. Drivers are always expected to pay close attention to the roads around them so that these collisions can be prevented. If you have lost somebody you love in a pedestrian accident, you have options and should always have the help of an attorney on your side.
Losing a loved one in a Florida pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. However, this is the reality that hundreds of families face every single year throughout the state of Florida. As you are grieving the unexpected loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Speaking with an attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected as you navigate the legal system. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida as soon as possible. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in accidents at www.chadrobinson.com.
At Chad J. Robinson, PLLC, we have assisted those injured in pedestrian accidents throughout Florida over the years. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the midst of a fatal accident. Speaking with an attorney is one of the best steps that you can take as you move forward with your claim. Please contact an accident attorney in Florida at (561) 564-0233 to find out how we can help you.
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