Tampa, FL (December 8, 2018) - Police in Tampa are investigating after a pedestrian suffered serious injuries in a crash on Friday, December 7th.
Officers were called to the intersection of Nebraska Avenue and East Juneau Street in reference to a collision involving a car and a pedestrian. EMS units also arrived on scene and transported the pedestrian to a hospital due to injuries suffered in the collision. The exact extent and nature of the pedestrian's injuries are unknown at this time. Officials have not identified either the pedestrian or the driver involved.
Both directions of Nebraska Avenue were closed down following the accident. There is no further information available at this time.
Approximately 10,000 pedestrians will be injured in pedestrian accidents this year. Approximately 21% of traffic-related deaths involve pedestrians and approximately 75% of pedestrian crashes will require visits to the emergency room. These statistics underscore the fact that the large majority of pedestrian crashes will cause death or serious injury to the victims.
When you have received serious injuries in a pedestrian crash, the attorneys at Rubenstein Law are here to help. We know that life after a serious crash can be challenging and may call your future into question. We understand that you are experiencing pain, confusion and frustration in the days and weeks following the crash.
Since 1988, we have assisted pedestrian accident victims all across our state. We have recovered millions of dollars on behalf of injured clients and helped thousands of people with their recoveries. We offer free consultations to all accident victims. To speak with us any time, please call 1-800 FL-Legal.
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