Seffner, FL (January 6, 2019) - A man died in Seffner after he was run over by multiple cars while walking along State Road 574. The incident happened on Friday, January 4th just after 6:30 pm
According to authorities, 44-year-old Manuel Raposo was walking in the left turn lane when he was struck by the passenger side mirror of an oncoming Volkswagen. Raposo fell into the road after being struck and was subsequently run over by two other vehicles. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died.
There was no information immediately available on the identity of the drivers involved nor is it clear whether they remained at the scene to cooperate with police. No further information is currently available.
Each day, an average of two pedestrians are killed in crashes across our state. Pedestrians are an especially vulnerable group when it comes to crashes. Many pedestrian accidents result in severe injuries and even death. Our thoughts go out to Manuel Raposo in this horrific Seffner pedestrian crash.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida pedestrian accident attorneys understand that a pedestrian crash is a traumatic experience. When you have suffered injuries in a pedestrian accident, you should receive the maximum compensation allowed by law. Our team fights to ensure that our clients are able to put the pieces together following an accident.
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