Largo, FL (October 4, 2020) - A man was hurt after being struck by a car on Seminole Boulevard. The incident took place on Friday, October 2nd around 8:30 p.m.
According to the Largo Police Department, an unidentified male was involved in a rear-end crash on Seminole near Ulmerton Road. As he exited his vehicle to survey the crash scene, he was struck by a passing car. The man suffered critical injuries and was taken to a local hospital. The initial crash was reportedly a minor rear-end collision.
At this time, there is no information on the driver that struck the man and it is not clear if that vehicle remained at the scene following the crash. Police continue to investigate the accident. No further details are available at this time.
According to statistics published by NHTSA, a reportable accident takes place in Florida about once every 92 seconds. These crashes frequently occur as a result of the actions of negligent drivers. Unfortunately, thousands of victims are hurt each year in crashes that are not their fault as a Florida car accident can have life-changing consequences.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim following this tragic crash in Largo.
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