Orlando, FL (February 4, 2019) - A 61-year-old Orlando woman was killed on Sunday, February 3rd while attempting to cross Oak Ridge Road. Joanne Warren was walking near the intersection with Defiance Avenue when she was hit by a vehicle driven by 59-year-old Sandra Holbrook.
The crash took place around 7:10 pm. The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene. Warren was rushed to Orlando Regional Medical Center where she was pronounced dead. Holbrook was not injured in the crash.
The accident remains under investigation. It is unknown at this time whether troopers will issue any charges against Holbrook.
We wish to extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Joanne Warren in this tragic Orlando pedestrian crash. Fatal pedestrian accidents take place daily in Florida. A pedestrian accident is a very serious event that often leads to debilitating and permanent injuries that can have a major negative impact on your life. These accidents can also be complicated from a legal perspective as liability is often disputed. A complete investigation must be undertaken to determine fault in many pedestrian-related incidents.
If you or a loved one have been hurt in a pedestrian crash that was not your fault, our experienced pedestrian accident attorneys at Rubenstein Law are here for you. We have assisted victims of injury accidents since 1988. Let us help you get back on your feet. For your free consultation, please call 1-800 FL-Legal.
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