Leesburg, FL (January 29, 2019) - A 59-year-old man is dead following a pedestrian crash in Leesburg. The crash happened around 9:20 pm on Monday, January 28th.
Officers say that Jawad Armendo Rodolpho was walking along US Highway 441 near Lakes Boulevard when he was struck by a 2006 Honda CRV traveling southbound. Rodolpho was rushed to Leesburg Regional Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the CRV was identified as 65-year-old John Sandoval. Sandoval was not hurt in the crash.
The Leesburg Police Department is investigating the crash. Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 352-728-9860.
We would like to extend our thoughts to the family of Jawad Rodolpho following this tragic pedestrian accident in Leesburg. We know how heartbreaking it is to lose a family member to a traffic accident.
Sadly, approximately two fatal pedestrian crashes will be reported each day in Florida. Many pedestrian crashes occur as a result of driver negligence, including distraction, impairment, and speeding or reckless driving. The cause of each pedestrian accident must be carefully examined to determine fault. When the driver is at fault, an injured pedestrian has a legal right to recover compensation for their injuries and pain and suffering.
The Florida pedestrian accident attorneys at Rubenstein Law stand ready to assist you in the aftermath of a serious pedestrian accident. If you or a loved one have been injured, please contact us at 1-800 FL-Legal for a free consultation.
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