St. Petersburg, FL (June 26, 2019) - A two-car crash led to the death of a pedestrian in St. Petersburg. The crash took place at the intersection of Central Avenue and 58th Street around 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
Initial reports indicate that a car and an SUV were involved in a crash at the intersection. After the initial collision took place, one of the vehicles spun out of control and struck the pedestrian. The pedestrian, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. Police have not yet determined which vehicle struck the pedestrian. One driver was treated at a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
Police are still investigating the cause of the crash at this time. No further information is available.
Our deepest sympathies go out to the family of the pedestrian who was killed in this tragic crash in St. Petersburg. Fatal accidents regularly occur in Florida, as a fatal crash is reported about once every three hours. Each year, many innocent victims will lose their lives at the hands of a negligent driver.
Under Florida law, the next-of-kin may be entitled to bring a wrongful death lawsuit to obtain compensation on behalf of their deceased loved one. In a wrongful death claim, there are several types of compensation available to help ease the financial burdens during a difficult and emotional time in your life. The skilled Florida wrongful death attorneys at Rubenstein Law are here to walk with you every step of the way.
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