Miami-Dade, FL (November 27, 2018) - A pedestrian died after being struck by a car on Florida's Turnpike. The crash took place around 9:30 am on Tuesday, November 27th.
According to Lieutenant Alex Camacho with the Florida Highway Patrol, a landscaping truck was traveling on Turnpike when part of its load spilled into the roadway. The truck stopped and a female occupant exited the vehicle to retrieve a trash can. As the woman was walking in the road, she was struck by a Toyota Corolla. The woman suffered critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Corolla driver remained at the crash scene and cooperated with police. The driver said they attempted to avoid the collision.
No additional details were immediately available.
Each day, an average of two pedestrians are killed in crashes across our state. Pedestrians are an especially vulnerable group when it comes to crashes. Many pedestrian accidents result in severe injuries and even death. Our thoughts go out to the woman killed in this horrific pedestrian incident in Miami-Dade.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida pedestrian accident attorneys understand that a pedestrian crash is a traumatic experience. When you have suffered injuries in a pedestrian accident, you should receive the maximum compensation allowed by law. Our team fights to ensure that our clients are able to put the pieces together following an accident.
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