Bonita Springs, FL (February 11, 2021) - A boy was hurt while walking to a bus stop in Bonita Springs on Thursday, February 11th. The incident happened on Bonita Drive near U.S. Highway 41.
According to a report from the scene, the bo was hit by a vehicle in a construction zone. Rescue workers arrived at the scene immediately after the incident occurred. The boy, who is 10 years old, was taken to a local hospital for a leg injury. There is no further word on his condition at this time. The driver of the vehicle has not been identified and it is unclear if that person remained at the scene after the accident.
There is no additional information available at this time. An investigation into the crash is ongoing.
In recent years, Florida has ranked at or near the top of national statistics for the number of serious and fatal pedestrian crashes in our state. A Florida pedestrian accident is a life-changing event with catastrophic consequences. Injuries from a pedestrian crash can include head trauma, broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and death in the worst-case scenario. Sadly, in many instances, the pedestrian will not be at fault for the crash.
We would like to extend our thoughts to the victim and his family following this pedestrian crash in Bonita Springs.
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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