Orange County, FL (June 3, 2021) - An Orlando man was killed in a pedestrian crash that took place on Thursday, June 3rd. The accident happened around 10:15 a.m. on South Goldenrod Road near Old Goldenrod Road.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the 30-year-old pedestrian was crossing the roadway from east to west when he was hit by a 2014 Volkswagen Beetle driven by a 24-year-old woman from Orlando. The man was rushed to Orlando Health where he later succumbed to his injuries. The Volkswagen driver was not injured. Police have not said whether any charges are expected to be filed. A crash investigation is ongoing.
No additional information has been released.
Fatal pedestrian accidents in Florida take place about twice per day. In 2019, more than 500 people were tragically killed in pedestrian crashes across our state. Many of these victims were killed in accidents that were not their fault. Unfortunately, a catastrophic pedestrian crash can take place at any time and will happen very suddenly and unexpectedly.
We wish to extend our condolences to the victim's family following this tragic pedestrian accident in Orange County.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases of personal injury relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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