Miami, FL (June 30, 2019) - Police and fire rescue units responded to a crash at a Miami intersection after a mother and child were hit by a vehicle. The crash took place on Saturday, June 29th, at Northwest 27th Avenue and 20th Street.
According to investigators, a vehicle was traveling eastbound on 20th when it came to the intersection and attempted to turn right onto 27th. As the vehicle made its turn, it struck the mother and her child. Both of the victims had just entered the crosswalk when they were hit. The identities of the mother and child have not been revealed, and the child's age is unknown at this time. Both were taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where they were listed in stable condition.
The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and cooperated with police. There is no word on any potential charges at this time.
Our thoughts are with the two injured victims in this accident and we certainly hope for their speedy recovery. Florida pedestrian accidents occur on a daily basis and frequently involve severe and catastrophic injuries and even death. Pedestrians commonly suffer broken bones, as well as head, neck, and spinal cord injuries when they are involved in a crash with a vehicle. These injuries can be debilitating and take a long time to heal, even with the best available medical treatment.
At Rubenstein Law, we understand the pain and suffering that are often experienced following a Florida pedestrian accident. Our team of attorneys is here for you when your legal rights have been violated by a negligent driver. We will fight hard to ensure that you receive the compensation you need to help with your recovery.
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