Summerfield, FL (June 13, 2020) – A fatal pedestrian accident took place on a county road in Summerfield this past Thursday evening that took the life of one individual.
The collision occurred on South Highway 475 at approximately 8:50 p.m. on the evening of June 11. Police confirmed that a man, aged 32, from Summerfield, was traveling north on the highway in his pickup truck when for reasons unknown he struck two male adults as well as a 9-year-old boy who were outside their vehicle changing a flat tire.
The 32-year-old man was pronounced deceased at the scene of the collision. The other two men whom he struck suffered severe injuries. The 9-year-old boy suffered minor injuries.
A police investigation into the crash and its circumstances will continue.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
The Sunshine State has the highest pedestrian death rate in the nation. This could also be due to the fact that Florida possesses one of the highest populations in the nation which makes for high accident rates. Between 2005 and 2014, 46,149 individuals across the nation lost their lives due to pedestrian accidents. During this same timespan, 5,142 people were killed in pedestrian accidents in Florida.
Being involved in a serious accident can have a devastating impact on a victim’s life. Not only are accidents terrifying, but they often leave victims to deal with overwhelming pain that impacts the quality of their lives in many ways. We, at Local Accident Reports, understand the challenges both victims and their families face after accidents. For this reason, our team has compiled some of the most helpful and invaluable resources available to help aid accident victims as they recover. Victims can reach out to Local Accident Reports at their earliest convenience to obtain a free police incident report and to connect with one of our competent and aggressive personal injury lawyers.
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