Hialeah, FL (June 2, 2019) - A woman is dead after being hit by a car on Saturday, June 1st. The collision occurred around 5:30 a.m. at the intersection of East Eighth Street and Eighth Avenue.
According to investigators, the woman was trying to cross the street when she was hit by the oncoming vehicle. She suffered critical injuries and was later pronounced dead at the scene. Police have identified the victim as 38-year-old Cynthia Abad. The driver, who has not been identified, did not suffer any injuries in the crash and remained at the crash scene to cooperate with officers.
There is no further information available at this time.
Our condolences go out to the family of Cynthia Abad during this difficult time. In 2018, Florida ranked first in the nation for pedestrian deaths. Pedestrians in our state are frequently victims of serious and fatal crashes and the odds of suffering serious injuries in a pedestrian accident are quite high. All pedestrian crashes must be carefully investigated in order to determine whether they could have been avoided by the driver.
At Rubenstein Law, we understand just how serious these crashes can be. Our team of Florida pedestrian accident attorneys is here to assist you when you or a loved one have been injured by a negligent driver in our state. We can be reached at any time, 24/7, at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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