Fort Pierce, FL (October 24, 2019) - A pedestrian suffered critical injuries in a crash that took place in Fort Pierce on Wednesday, October 23rd. The crash occurred at 7:50 p.m. in the 1800 block of US 1.
The Fort Pierce Police Department arrived on the scene shortly after the accident took place. According to reports, the pedestrian was walking along the roadway, when he was hit by a northbound vehicle on US 1. Rescue workers took the pedestrian to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Neither the pedestrian nor the driver of the vehicle was identified and it is unknown whether the driver remained on the scene.
The crash is under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts go out to the pedestrian who suffered injuries in this crash in Fort Pierce. Serious pedestrian accidents occur daily throughout Florida and many pedestrians involved in these accidents are innocent victims of negligent drivers. Drivers often fail to see pedestrians and fail to yield to them, causing major crashes to occur. It is common for pedestrian accident victims to sustain broken bones, as well as spinal cord and brain trauma in these crashes.
A pedestrian accident in Florida is truly a life-changing event. At Rubenstein Law, our Florida pedestrian accident lawyers have represented thousands of individuals across our state. We know what it takes to hold negligent parties accountable and we will fight for your rights to fair compensation.
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