Miami, FL (June 6, 2019) - A man was injured after being run over by a public bus in the Liberty City neighborhood on Wednesday, June 5th. The incident took place at the intersection of Northwest 14th Avenue and Northwest 62nd Street.
The Miami-Dade Police Department responded to the crash scene. The man, who was not identified but police believe is homeless, was rushed to the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital. His condition and the extent of his injuries have not been disclosed. The area around the crash scene was closed off while detectives investigated the crash. Officers have not said whether the man was in a crosswalk when the collision took place.
There is no further information available.
Each year, about 500 pedestrian-related fatalities are reported in our state. Daily, there are approximately two deadly pedestrian crashes reported. In addition to the fatal crashes, thousands more pedestrian accidents result in injury. Our thoughts go out to the injured pedestrian in this crash and we hope for a full and complete recovery.
At Rubenstein Law, we understand the seriousness and often catastrophic results of pedestrian accidents. We know that you are struggling with high medical bills, pain and suffering, and lost wages during this difficult time. Our Florida pedestrian accident attorneys are here to help maximize the value of your claim and assist you in obtaining the compensation you deserve after a pedestrian crash. For a free consultation, please give us a call at any time, at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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