St. Petersburg, FL (July 23, 2020) – A pedestrian lost their life after being struck by a vehicle in the St. Petersburg area Tuesday evening. At approximately 9:20 p.m., on July 21, police and firefighters in St. Petersburg responded to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on Fourth Street North.
Reports provided by the police show that a pedestrian was attempting to cross 4th Street North between Ninth Avenue North and 11th Avenue North when he was struck by a southbound BMW. The driver stopped immediately after the collision and attempted to render aid to the victim. Authorities responded to the site and declared the male victim deceased at the scene. At this time, the cause of the crash remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim. Our thoughts are with them and everyone that was affected by this tragedy. There is nothing more devastating than the unexpected and sudden loss of a family member especially if the accident that took their life could have been avoided.
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Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Each year, more than 4,600 people lose their lives in pedestrian accidents throughout the United States. Here in Florida, pedestrian accidents are a common cause of fatal injuries. The fact that more people are choosing to walk to their destinations means they are left vulnerable in collisions caused by negligent drivers. In some cases, surviving relatives can reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Florida to explore legal options available to them.
When we lose a loved one in a careless, reckless, or negligent accident that could have been prevented, it may feel like no amount of compensation could make us feel complete again. Filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the responsible parties can ensure that you are able to cope with the loss of your family. Local Accident Reports was created as a resource for accident victims and their families throughout the United States who have sustained injuries or lost a loved one in an accident. We provide invaluable resources and information for anyone who has been injured as a result of an accident. To obtain a free police accident report, contact Local Accident Reports today to be connected with one of our localized personal injury lawyers.
If you recently lost a loved one in a preventable accident, you should speak with a Florida wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible to protect your rights and justice for your family member. injured in an accident or someone that you love was injured in an accident that you believe was caused by the careless, reckless, negligent, or intentional actions of another, you need legal guidance to ensure that your rights as an accident victim are protected from the start. To speak with a wrongful death lawyer in your area. Our attorneys have decades of local personal injury experience. Call Local Accident Reports at 1-888-657-1460 to be connected with an attorney in your area.
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