Orange County, FL (February 12, 2021) - A pedestrian was killed in a crash that took place on Orange Blossom Trail on Tuesday, February 9th. The accident happened around 9:20 p.m. near the intersection with Taft Vineland Road.
According to a report, a man walked into the southbound lanes of Orange Blossom Trail when he was hit by a sedan. The man, who was not identified, was treated at the scene by rescue crews before being taken to a local hospital where he died. The driver of the sedan was injured and has also not been identified. The cause of the crash remains unknown.
An investigation is ongoing. No additional details are available.
Pedestrian accidents in Florida take place multiple times each day. According to current statistics, there are at least two fatalities reported every day in pedestrian crashes, and many more will be injured. The odds of being hurt or killed in a Florida pedestrian crash are far greater than crashes involving vehicles.
We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the victim's family following this Orange County pedestrian crash.
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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