Hillsborough County, FL (December 3, 2018) - A 33-year-old pedestrian was left with serious injuries after a crash on Interstate 75. The incident happened around 6:40 am on Friday, November 30th.
Christopher S. Nesbett was walking southbound along the shoulder of I-75 when he was struck by a Cadillac SRX. The driver of the SRX, 54-year old Milady Antonia Astacio was attempting to enter the highway from Gibsonton Drive when she collided with Nesbett. Nesbett was transported to Tampa General Hospital where he was listed in serious condition as of Saturday.
The Florida Highway Patrol reports that charges are pending in the crash but the exact charges are uncertain at this time.
About 10,000 pedestrians will be injured in crashes this year. Many of these pedestrians will sustain serious injuries. Following a pedestrian crash, investigating officers must take a close look at the scene to determine which party was negligent in causing the crash. Police will consider factors such as distraction, impairment, reckless driving and whether the accident could have been avoided by either the driver or the pedestrian.
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