Panama City Beach, FL (September 11, 2018) - A pedestrian is in critical condition after being hit by a truck on Sunday. The unidentified pedestrian was struck at around 12:20 am.
Police say that Hoyle Alexander, III of Douglasville, GA was driving a 2008 Dodge truck near the Seahaven Condominiums when he struck the pedestrian. According to the Panama City Beach Police Department, the pedestrian was crossing the road from Sharky's at the time of the incident. Rescue personnel arrived and rushed the pedestrian to Bay City Medical Center where they are currently listed in critical condition.
Police are still investigating this crash and have not said whether charges will be filed.
The Panama City Beach Police will have to take a close look at the circumstances surrounding this crash. They will consider all factors such as whether the pedestrian had the right of way when they were struck, whether any traffic laws were violated and whether the collision could have been avoided by the truck driver.
In a Florida pedestrian crash, an injured pedestrian may bring a personal injury claim against a negligent driver for damages suffered in the crash. These claims can be substantial as pedestrian accident injuries tend to be quite severe in nature.
If you have been hurt in a Florida pedestrian accident, an experienced attorney can help navigate you through the complex process of bringing your claim and obtaining fair compensation on your behalf. The attorneys at Rubenstein Law offer free consultations to all accident victims. To schedule your appointment, give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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