Vero Beach, FL (December 23, 2020) - A pedestrian was injured after being hit by a vehicle at around 10:30 a.m. at a grocery store parking lot on 415 21st Street in Vero Beach.
The Vero Beach Police Department responded to the accident scene. According to officers, a vehicle was backing out of a parking spot when the car ran over the pedestrian. The pedestrian, who has not been identified at this time, suffered road rash and other injuries after being knocked to the pavement. Rescue workers transported the victim to Cleveland Clinic Indian River Beach. The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with police. There is no word on whether any charges are expected.
No further information is available at this time.
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 Vero Beach.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals and families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases or personal injury that are relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility for the tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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