St. Petersburg, FL (March 25, 2020) – A fatal pedestrian accident occurred in St. Petersburg this past Monday that sadly claimed the life of one individual.
A Jeep SUV was headed north on 34th Street North when it unexpectedly hit a pedestrian. Police and paramedics were called and immediately responded to the scene of the accident where they found a person had been hit.
The driver of the Jeep stated that an attempt was made to swerve and try to miss the individual, but it was regrettably unsuccessful.
The investigation remains open at this time.
We would like to offer our most sincere and deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this very difficult time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Whether a pedestrian is struck by a truck, a passenger vehicle, or some other kind of vehicle, they can suffer catastrophic and deadly injuries. Pedestrian accidents are no doubt one of the most dangerous and deadly types of accidents that exist today.
Unfortunately, there is a much higher risk of being involved in a pedestrian accident in Florida than in any other state in the US. Between the years 2005 and 2014, 46,149 persons across the nation were struck while walking and killed by a passing vehicle. During that same time period, 5,142 pedestrians lost their lives in Florida as the result of a pedestrian accident — the highest in the nation.
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