Tampa, FL (December 3, 2019) – On Sunday, December 1, a fatal pedestrian accident took place on Nebraska Avenue in Tampa after a vehicle struck a pedestrian.
The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of the accident, where they found that a pedestrian was struck around 2:17 a.m. south of 120th Avenue.
The 40-year-old woman from Tampa was crossing the street when she was struck by an oncoming vehicle. The car hit her and immediately fled the scene of the accident.
Troopers have not yet apprehended the suspect. They are still looking for a 2003-2009 Chevrolet Blazer and speaking with anybody who might have witnessed the crash.
The woman died at the Advent Health Hospital where she was taken following the accident.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident at this time.
Our thoughts are with the family of the deceased pedestrian at this difficult time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Approximately 2.73 pedestrian fatalities occur out of 100,000 people in Florida every single year. Many of these accidents occur when drivers fail to pay close attention to the roads. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roadways, which means that they are prone to the worst harm in the midst of an accident. If you have lost somebody you love due to one of these accidents, it is imperative to speak with a pedestrian accident attorney in Florida immediately.
At Catania & Catania, our accident attorneys have years of experience handling pedestrian accident claims and are fully dedicated to assisting you in your time of need. We understand the challenges that you might face due to one of these accidents and the unimaginable losses that you might face. Luckily, help is on your side. Please contact our accident attorneys at (813) 544-7096 to find out what legal 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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