Pinellas Park, FL (November 14, 2020) - A pedestrian sustained serious injuries in a crash that took place in Pinellas Park on Thursday, November 12th. The accident took place around 4:15 p.m. on 49th Street.
According to police, the officer was traveling through a parking lot in a marked Chevrolet Tahoe when he stuck a man walking through the parking lot. The pedestrian, who was not identified, was transported to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. The officer was not hurt in the crash. There are no additional details regarding the crash at this time.
An investigation is ongoing.
There are thousands of pedestrian accidents that take place each year across Florida. While not all of these accidents will result in injuries, many of them do. A Florida pedestrian crash can be a life-altering event for victims and can lead to injuries that can take weeks and months to heal. The cause of each pedestrian crash must be carefully investigated in order to determine who should be held responsible for the accident.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes for a complete recovery to the victim of this pedestrian accident in Pinellas Park.
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