Mulberry, FL (August 4, 2019) - A man from Mulberry died while walking along State Road 46. The incident took place on Saturday, August 3rd, around 9:20 p.m.
According to reports, Miguel Hernandez was walking near the intersection with Bailey Road. A 12-year-old boy was with Hernandez at the time. Police say that a Dodge truck swerved to avoid both of the pedestrians. The Dodge missed the two, but a vehicle directly behind the Dodge collided with Hernandez. Rescue workers arrived on the scene and Hernandez was pronounced dead. Luckily, the boy was not hurt in the collision. The driver has not been identified at this time and there is no word on whether any charges are expected.
No additional information is available.
Our thoughts are with the family of the deceased pedestrian in the tragic crash in Mulberry. Two fatal pedestrian crashes are reported every day in Florida. Each pedestrian crash is likely to cause life-altering effects for the victim. Even when a pedestrian accident does not turn fatal, serious and debilitating injuries are often reported. The injuries from a pedestrian accident can affect every area of your life and can have a permanent negative impact on your life.
In these situations, it is important to obtain the services of a skilled attorney to assist you. Our Florida pedestrian accident attorneys at Rubenstein Law understand the difficulties faced by victims and their families in the aftermath of a pedestrian accident. We know that you are in need of financial compensation to ease the serious financial burdens that you are facing during this time. We are here for you every step of the way.
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