Dover, FL (August 28, 2019) - A pedestrian died while attempting to cross I-4 on Wednesday, August 28th. The crash took place around 1:00 a.m. near mile marker 13.
The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) responded to the scene. Following an investigation, troopers determined that a woman attempted to cross the interstate when she was struck by a vehicle. Rescue workers pronounced her dead at the scene. Her identity has not been released at this time and it is unclear whether the driver remained at the scene.
There is no word on potential charges at this time and no additional details are available.
Florida is one of the most dangerous states in the nation for pedestrians. Each day, approximately two fatal pedestrian crashes will be reported in our state. The cause of pedestrian crashes must always be carefully investigated in order to determine who was at fault. Pedestrians may often be injured in these crashes through no fault of their own.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida pedestrian accident attorneys are standing by to assist you now. We know the devastation and struggle that comes with being involved in a pedestrian crash. We will help you receive the compensation that you deserve following a pedestrian crash. For your free consultation, give us a call any time at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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.
Note: These posts are created using publicly available (secondary) sources, information has not been independently verified. If you see any information that should be corrected, please bring it to our attention and we will make adjustments. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.