Tampa, FL (December 2, 2019) – On Sunday morning, December 1, a woman was struck and killed in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident in Tampa.
Police claim that the 40-year-old woman was crossing the street in an unidentified area when she was suddenly struck by a vehicle. The vehicle quickly sped away from the scene of the accident without stopping.
The pedestrian was immediately taken to the hospital. However, while there, she tragically passed away from her injuries.
Police have reported that they believe the vehicle that struck her was a Chevrolet Trailblazer. They are still looking for the at-fault party.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Florida
Approximately 2.73 pedestrian fatalities occur in 100,000 people in Florida. Many of these accidents occur due to negligent reasons when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads or these vulnerable parties. Surviving family members might be left to deal with the aftermath of a horrific collision that takes their loved one’s life. Because of this, it is imperative that a victim’s family speaks with a pedestrian accident attorney as soon as possible.
At Catania & Catania, our skilled accident attorneys have decades of experience handling claims and want to assist you in your time of need. We understand that you might feel overwhelmed on emotional and financial levels as you navigate the legal system for the first time. You have many protections under the law and we are here to help. Please contact our law firm in Florida at (813) 544-7096 for assistance in your dire time of need.
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