Hudson, FL (February 12, 2020) – The Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that a fatal pedestrian accident took place on Little Road in Hudson.
Police confirmed that a 63-year-old man was crossing Little Road just north of State Road 52 when he was struck by one initial vehicle and then several others afterward.
The drivers of the vehicles that struck him remained at the scene. According to paramedics, the pedestrian was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Police did not confirm if any of the drivers are facing charges. Their investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Pedestrian accidents are more common in Florida than other states. Between the years 2008 and 2017, it was determined that approximately 5,433 pedestrians lost their lives in fatal collisions due to the negligence of drivers. When drivers are not paying close attention to the roads, these accidents happen in the blink of an eye. Family members are urged to speak with a wrongful death attorney in their time of need.
At Catania & Catania, our skilled and dedicated accident attorneys continue to aggressively stand by the sides of families as they navigate the legal system on behalf of a loved one. We will help you gain reimbursement for losses like lost wages, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. You should never have to stand alone to protect your own rights. Please contact our law firm at (813) 544-7096 to find out what options are available for you.
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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