Gainesville, FL (October 9, 2018) - A 20-year-old woman died after she was hit by two vehicles in Gainesville on Friday, October 5th.
The crash took place just before 8:30 p on Northwest 13th Street, near Northwest 23rd Avenue. The woman was crossing the road at the time she was struck by a Ford F-150 traveling north. After the initial impact, the woman was hit by a second vehicle which continued in a northbound direction.
The victim has been identified as Ramdanda Medwinter. Police are still investigating the crash and no arrests or charges have been issued at this time.
Our thoughts and condolences are with the pedestrian's family in this tragic pedestrian accident. Last year in Florida, approximately 10,000 pedestrians were hurt in crashes involving vehicles. By their nature, pedestrian accidents tend to involve severe and catastrophic injuries. Where a driver is negligent and their negligence leads to injuries, a pedestrian has a legal right to recover compensation.
At Rubenstein Law, we help injured pedestrians on a daily basis. Our firm has skilled and experienced attorneys and staff waiting to assist you. To speak with one of our Florida injury attorneys regarding your pedestrian accident case, please call us today at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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