Dade City, FL (January 15, 2020) – Pasco Fire rescue responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident at the intersection of US-301 and Lock Street in Dade City.
The accident took place around 9:30 a.m. this morning when an adult male was riding his bicycle and was suddenly struck by a passing vehicle. He has since been listed as a trauma alert with serious injuries.
A medical helicopter was called to the scene of the accident and the bicyclist was hospitalized. Their current condition is not known.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
In 2012, research showed that Florida experienced the third-highest rate of pedestrian fatalities and injuries. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable victims on our roads due to the fact that they have no protection from harm. When one of these accidents occurs, it tends to be incredibly catastrophic in nature. The aftermath of a pedestrian accident is a difficult thing to face, which is why victims are urged to speak with a pedestrian accident attorney in their time of need.
Our dedicated and compassionate attorneys at Catania & Catania stand by the sides of victims and continue to assist those in need. We understand how overwhelmed you might be feeling in the midst of an accident case and will help you on physical, emotional, and financial levels as you work toward your recovery. You may find that you are eligible for aspects like lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact our law firm in Florida for more information at (813) 544-7096.
Note: This post was created with the help of secondary sources operating independently from Catania and Catania. Accordingly, the information used from these sources has not been independently confirmed by our staff. If anything included in these posts is incorrect, please inform us and we will correct the inaccurate information or remove the post completely.
Disclaimer: Our intent with these posts is to honor the victims of these accidents and inform the public about how to avoid these accidents and what to do in the event of one. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scenes.
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