Plant City, FL (March 30, 2020) – On the night of March 28, a fatal hit-and-run accident took place on FL-60 that led to the arrest of a Plant City man.
Police confirmed that a 21-year-old was charged with leaving the scene of a collision leading to death.
The accident took place around 9:17 p.m. that night on FL-60 around the area of SR-39. The 21-year-old was driving his 2008 Infiniti in the outside lane while a 2008 Honda Accord was traveling west at the same time.
The pedestrian was on the road at the time and was struck by both vehicles. The 21-year-old fled the scene but police were later able to identify him.
The identity of the pedestrian is not yet known.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable individuals who navigate our roads, with many choosing this type of transportation in Florida each day. Statistics have shown that, throughout the years 2008 and 2017, approximately 5,433 pedestrians lost their lives in these horrific accidents due to the negligence of drivers. Victims are urged to speak with a pedestrian accident attorney after losing somebody in one of these collisions.
Our personal injury attorneys at Catania & Catania are dedicated to assisting those in need after they have lost a loved one in a horrific pedestrian accident. We will help you obtain compensation for aspects like lost wages, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more in your time of need. If you have been harmed and wonder where you can turn, please contact our attorneys in Florida at (813) 544-7096 for the help you deserve.
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