Tampa, FL (July 6, 2020) – Around 4:15 a.m. yesterday morning, July 5, a woman was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Tampa.
Florida Highway Patrol said that a 53-year-old woman was struck and killed by a vehicle on East Hillsborough Avenue near the area of Carmack Road.
A 79-year-old man was headed west in his pickup truck while the woman was headed westbound on East Hillsborough. The pedestrian was struck by the pickup truck.
The pedestrian was taken to the hospital and was pronounced dead as a result of her traumatic injuries.
Police continue their investigation into the collision.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Hundreds of lives are taken each year as a result of pedestrian accidents in Florida. These accidents tend to occur when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them and pedestrians who are most vulnerable in these accidents. If you have suffered losses as a result of a Florida pedestrian accident, it is essential that you and your family speak with a wrongful death attorney immediately.
At Catania & Catania, our personal injury attorneys understand how overwhelming the aftermath of a pedestrian accident can be, especially if you have suffered an unexpected loss. Losing somebody close to you in an accident can be difficult to face as you grieve and face financial losses on your own. Please contact a Florida accident attorney as soon as possible for the help you deserve at (813) 544-7096.
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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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