Sanford, FL – Fatal Pedestrian Accident at CR-46 and Arbor Lakes CircleOrlando Legal News
Sanford, FL (November 23, 2020) – Around 5 p.m. on Sunday evening, November 22, a fatal pedestrian accident took place at an intersection in Sanford.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident took place at the intersection of CR-46 and Arbor Lakes Circle. Police said that a 34-year-old man was driving his 2003 Nissan east when he suddenly lost control. His vehicle struck a curb and then a pedestrian who was walking on the sidewalk.
The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was taken to a local hospital. She was pronounced dead while there.
The driver and his passenger, identified as a 26-year-old man, were not injured but remained at the scene to cooperate with the police.
The driver is now facing charges.
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 some of the most catastrophic accidents that happen on our roads. Florida is no stranger to pedestrian accidents, with more of these collisions happening in Florida than in many other states throughout the U.S. Approximately 20% of fatal accidents in Florida involved pedestrians in one recent year, in fact. If you have lost someone you love as a result of a pedestrian accident, you may wonder what options you have moving forward. It is imperative that you seek the help of a skilled attorney during these difficult times.
Pedestrians have the right-of-way on our roads, which means that drivers are expected to take special precautions and watch out for these parties at all times. If you lose someone you love as a result of an accident, you may wonder where you can turn. As families grieve, the bills may continue to pile up against them. You have many rights under Florida law and should be prepared to speak with a Florida pedestrian accident about your claim. It is important that you have the help of an attorney when it comes to every aspect of your wrongful death claim.
At Vaughan Law Group, our skilled and resourceful accident attorneys are dedicated to every aspect of your accident case. We understand how devastating the aftermath of a pedestrian accident can be and offer our help to you. Our attorneys can help you work toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida at (407) 648-1426 to find out how we can help you.
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