Osceola County, FL (January 3, 2019) - A pedestrian is dead following a crash on Buenaventura Boulevard near Osceola Parkway. The incident took place around 6:25 pm on Wednesday, January 2nd.
According to a report, a pedestrian was traveling eastbound in an attempt to walk across Buenaventura Boulevard. At the same time, a vehicle traveling southbound on Buenaventura struck the pedestrian as they walked into the roadway. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Police have not identified the vehicle driver or pedestrian involved and it is believed that the driver remained at the scene following the accident.
There is no word at this time on any potential charges as the crash remains under investigation.
A Florida pedestrian accident can change your life. Approximately 10,000 pedestrians will be injured in crashes this year and nearly 30 per month will die, on average, in crashes reported across our state. The likelihood of receiving serious injuries from a pedestrian crash is high. Pedestrians should always ensure their safety first by walking in well-lit areas wherever possible and ensuring that it is safe to cross the road, especially at night and in busy areas such as major intersections and highways. Our condolences go out to the family of the pedestrian who lost their lives in this tragic incident.
If you or a loved one have sustained injuries in a pedestrian, our Florida pedestrian accident attorneys at Rubenstein Law would like to hear from you. We have helped injured victims along their road to recovery for nearly 30 years and would like to help you in your time of need.
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