Davie, FL (October 3, 2020) - Two people were hurt after being struck by a vehicle on Friday night in Davie. The incident occurred in the 4100 block of Davie Road.
According to Sgt. Kelvin Urbaez of the Davie Police Department, two pedestrians were walking near the roadway when they were hit by an unidentified vehicle. The pedestrians suffered injuries as a result of the crash and were transported to a local hospital. The extent of their injuries is not known at this time. It is also not known whether the pedestrians were in a crosswalk or were off the roadway when they were hit by the car. No further information surrounding the crash has been released at this time.
There is no additional information available.
A pedestrian accident in Florida can, and often does, result in serious injuries for the victims. According to the most recent statistics, 75% of all pedestrian crashes that take place in Florida lead to an emergency room visit. More than 20% of all traffic fatalities involve pedestrians. The risks of being injured or killed in a Florida pedestrian accident are quite high. Pedestrians and drivers should always be alert regarding their surroundings and should take steps to prevent the occurrence of a catastrophic accident.
Our thoughts are with the victims of this pedestrian crash in Davie.
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