Naples, FL (August 29, 2019) - A woman was struck by an SUV on Wednesday, August 29th in Naples. The crash took place in the 1900 block of Santa Barbara Boulevard.
The woman, who has not been identified at this time, was walking along the roadway when the crash occurred. Police and rescue workers arrived on the scene shortly after the incident. The woman sustained serious injuries. A medical helicopter also arrived and airlifted the injured pedestrian to Lee Memorial Hospital where she was listed as a trauma alert. There is no further word on her condition at this time.
Officials have not provided any information on the driver or whether they remained at the scene. Details regarding the cause of the crash are also unclear.
We hope that that the woman injured in this Naples pedestrian crash has a complete recovery.
Florida pedestrian accidents take place each day, multiple times per day. About 75% of pedestrian crashes will result in injuries to the pedestrian which will require hospitalization. Many pedestrian accidents lead to serious injuries with long-term complications. In a pedestrian accident, it is not uncommon for victims to experience serious head and neck injuries, as well as broken bones that can seriously impact their quality of life.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida pedestrian accident attorneys bring the skill and experience that you need when you have been seriously hurt in a crash. We have assisted injured crash victims and their families since 1988 and we will be in your corner when you have been involved in a pedestrian accident in our state.
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