Plant City, FL (April 27, 2020) – Around 3:34 a.m. on Friday morning, April 24, a 27-year-old man caused a fatal hit-and-run accident on Trapnell Road in Plant City.
The 27-year-old driver failed to maintain his lane, which is when his vehicle veered off the roadway and struck a pedestrian. The driver continued on without stopping at the scene of the accident.
Police received a call and found the pedestrian deceased at the scene of the accident. They were also able to locate the driver responsible for the collision who was arrested on numerous charges.
Plant City Police and the Florida Highway Patrol continues to investigate the collision at this time.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Between the years 2008 and 2017, approximately 5,433 individuals lost their lives in Florida pedestrian accidents. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads due to the fact that they have few protections from harm in the event of an accident. Losing someone you love in an accident might have a lasting emotional and financial impact on your life. This is why it is important that you speak with a personal injury attorney in your time of need.
At Catania & Catania, our accident attorneys continue to assist those in need after they have suffered losses in a life-altering accident. You have a right to numerous means of compensation including pain and suffering, funeral costs, and many other aspects. Please contact our accident attorneys at (813) 544-7096 for the help you deserve.
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