Briarwood, FL - Two Pedestrians Killed in Crash on SR A1A
Briarwood, FL (March 25, 2023) - A man and a woman were killed after being hit by a car in Briarwood on Friday night. The crash happened just before 11:00 p.m. on State Road A1A.
The Florida Highway Patrol was called to the accident scene. According to troopers, the man and woman, both 70 years old, tried to cross SR A1A when they were hit by a southbound SUV. The 64-year-old female driver of the SUV stopped after the crash and remained at the scene. The two pedestrians were rushed to a local hospital, where they ultimately succumbed to their injuries. The SUV driver was not hurt.
Police are still investigating the accident at this time. There is no further information available.
Pedestrian crashes in Florida routinely lead to major injuries and even death for victims. When a pedestrian accident occurs, the cause of the crash is often disputed and must be carefully investigated in order to determine who was at fault. In certain cases, the driver can be held responsible if their negligence was the direct cause of the collision.
Our thoughts and condolences go out to the families affected by this fatal pedestrian crash in Briarwood.
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