Orlando, FL – Fatal Pedestrian Accident at Curry Ford Rd IntersectionOrlando Legal News
Orlando, FL (October 28, 2020) – Around 8:45 p.m. on Monday night, October 26, a fatal pedestrian accident occurred in Orlando.
According to authorities, the accident took place at the intersection of Curry Ford Road and Woodgate Boulevard near the area of the Ventura Country Club. A man started to cross the street in the area when he was suddenly struck by a gray Ford Mustang that fled the scene of the crash.
The pedestrian, who has only been identified as an adult male, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
The driver of the Mustang eventually returned to the scene and spoke with police. Police have confirmed that the driver is now facing charges but they have not commented on the exact charges.
Both directions of the roadway were closed in the area for an extended period of time. The road later reopened.
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
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most horrific accidents on our roads. In just one year’s time, approximately 20% of fatal collisions involve pedestrians. Each year, hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives as a result of Florida accidents caused by negligent parties. Drivers are always expected to watch out for these vulnerable parties on our roads but this does not always occur. If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, it is essential that you speak with a Florida accident attorney immediately.
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Our attorneys at Vaughan Law Group have the resources necessary to help you through this difficult time in your life. We understand how traumatic and devastating it can be to lose a loved one as a result of a pedestrian accident caused by another party. Our attorneys will help you every step of the way as you work toward compensation to cover aspects like medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. If you have lost a loved one and wonder where you should turn, please contact an accident attorney in Florida at (407) 648-1426 for more information on your legal options.
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