Davie, FL (November 1, 2018) - A tragic pedestrian crash has claimed two lives in Davie. The crash occurred just before 8:00 pm on Wednesday, October 31st.
At that time, police were called to Southwest 68th Avenue and Griffin Road. The call was in reference to a white Cadillac driving near Davie Road. The woman driving the Cadillac had reportedly struck both a young girl and a man in the area. When police arrived, the driver was present at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. Both victims were pronounced dead at the scene.
Police have not identified anyone involved in the incident at this time. The girl is believed to be around 5 years old. There is no information on exactly how the accident occurred or whether the Cadillac driver will face any charges for her role in the collision.
Approximately 10,000 pedestrians are hurt in crashes each year. A significant portion of these crashes will also involve pedestrian fatalities. Sadly, this horrific crash is a reminder of the sudden tragedy that can be brought by a pedestrian crash. Further investigation will be needed to determine the exact cause of the incident. Our thoughts go out to anyone affected by this tragedy.
If you have been hurt in a pedestrian crash that was not your fault, you could have legal rights. The responsible driver may have to pay your medical bills, along with lost wages and expenses for pain and suffering. An experienced Florida pedestrian accident attorney can help you through the difficult times. At Rubenstein Law, we have the skills and experience to handle any type of pedestrian accident case.
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