Hollywood, FL (October 2, 2018) - A crash between a pedestrian and a freight train was reported in Hollywood on Tuesday, October 2nd.
Authorities confirmed that the crash occurred on the tracks near the intersection of South Dixie Highway and Plunkett Street. Following the collision, there was no confirmation regarding injuries. However, a tarp appeared visible at the scene from an aerial view taken around 2:15 pm. The tarp was covering what appeared to be a body.
There is no further information available at this time.
Over 500 people are killed each year in pedestrian crashes across our state. In a Florida pedestrian crash, an injured pedestrian may bring a personal injury claim against a negligent driver for damages suffered in the crash. These claims can be substantial as pedestrian accident injuries tend to be quite severe in nature.
If you have been hurt in a Florida pedestrian accident, an experienced pedestrian accident attorney can help navigate you through the complex process of bringing your claim and obtaining fair compensation on your behalf. The Florida pedestrian accident attorneys at Rubenstein Law offer free consultations to all accident victims. To schedule your appointment, give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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