Belle Glade, FL (November 19, 2019) - A teenager was hurt after being hit by a car in Belle Glade on Tuesday, November 19th. The crash was reported around 7:00 a.m. at the intersection of South Main and Roosevelt Street.
Rescue crews arrived on scene shortly after the crash occurred and found the female victim lying in the roadway. The teen was not immediately identified. There is no word on whether the driver remained at the crash scene and no information on what led up to the accident. Crews transported the victim to the hospital in unknown condition.
There is no further information at this time.
Our thoughts are with the victim in this Belle Glade pedestrian accident. Pedestrian accidents take place every day in Florida. Many pedestrian accidents naturally involve a high risk of death or serious injury. Pedestrian crashes must be carefully investigated at the scene by police in order to determine exactly how they occurred.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a crash, it is best to speak with a Florida pedestrian accident lawyer to understand your rights and move forward with your claim for compensation during this difficult time.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases of personal injury relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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