Titusville, FL – Fatal Pedestrian Crash at S Hopkins Ave IntersectionOrlando Legal News
Titusville, FL (November 2, 2020) – Around 7:40 p.m. on Sunday night, November 1, a fatal pedestrian crash occurred at an intersection in Titusville.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash took place at the intersection of South Hopkins Avenue and Garden Street. An adult female pedestrian was crossing the street when she was struck by a 2016 Nissan Frontier that was headed southbound on South Hopkins Avenue.
The pedestrian was severely injured as a result of the accident. She was rushed to the hospital but pronounced dead while there.
The 17-year-old driver who struck the pedestrian was not injured and remained at the scene. She is not facing any charges at this time.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident 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 more common in Florida than in many other states. These accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm. In one recent year’s time, approximately 20% of fatal accidents involved pedestrians. Losing somebody you love in one of these accidents can have a huge and lasting impact on your life. Many families wonder where they can turn in their dire time of need. It is imperative that families seek the help of an accident attorney who can assist them.
Fatal accidents sometimes take place in the blink of an eye even though drivers are expected to watch out for the safety of others. Many of these accidents can be prevented but continue to occur due to the recklessness of drivers who share our roads. Losing somebody you love in a fatal Florida pedestrian accident can impact your life in many ways. As you grieve your losses, you may have questions about how you will afford to pay for a variety of bills that continue to pile up. It is imperative that you seek the help of a skilled Florida wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Our accident attorneys at Vaughan Law Group are here for you after you have suffered the loss of a loved one as a result of a pedestrian accident. It can be incredibly devastating to lose somebody you love in an accident caused by another party. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects so that you can get back on your feet in your time of need. If you have lost a loved one and wonder where you can turn, please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Florida at (407) 648-1426 to find out what options are available for you.
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