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Miami, FL – Pedestrian Hit by Car at NW 62nd & Flagler

Miami, FL - At Least One Hurt in Crash on NW 7th Street

Miami, FL (December 4, 2020) – Police responded to a call concerning a pedestrian accident that occurred at an intersection in the Flagami neighborhood of Miami this afternoon, Friday, December 4. 

The crash took place at approximately 5:04 p.m. at the intersection of 62nd Street and Flagler for reasons still being determined by local law enforcement officials. It was reported that one person was struck by a vehicle at the intersection, though that person nor anyone else involved in the collision has currently been identified to the public. 

Few details are presently available concerning the circumstances of the accident. Police and paramedics were called to assist at the crash scene, but it remains unclear how severe any resulting injuries were. 

An ongoing investigation is currently active concerning the details of the accident. No further information is available at this time. We would like to offer our thoughts to everyone affected by this accident. 

Pedestrian Collisions in Florida

According to A Safer Florida, the Sunshine State has the highest pedestrian death rate in the nation. This could also be due to the fact that Florida possesses one of the highest populations in the nation which, in turn, makes for high accident rates. 

Between 2005 and 2014, 46,149 individuals across the United States lost their lives due to fatal pedestrian accidents. During this same timespan, 5,142 people were killed in pedestrian accidents in Florida. This means that Florida accounted for approximately 11% of the pedestrian fatality rate in the nation from 2005 to 2014.

Pedestrians are at an increased risk of suffering severe and/or fatal injuries in traffic accidents due to being totally unprotected while traveling alongside much larger, faster vehicles. The consequences of serious pedestrian accidents can be extremely overwhelming and negatively affect multiple areas of a person’s life, including their physical, mental, emotional, and financial health. When a person is killed in a negligently caused pedestrian crash, it is crucial that their family seek legal guidance from a qualified and skilled Florida wrongful death attorney at their earliest convenience. Family members could qualify for financial compensation in order to pay for things like outstanding medical bills, funeral costs, and other costs associated with their loved one’s accident. 

The Florida personal injury lawyers at Boone & Davis have been assisting injured accident victims and their families get the compensation they deserve for decades. For more than 35 years, our trusted legal team has been working tirelessly to provide those injured in negligently caused accidents and their families with just financial compensation and peace of mind after dealing with arduous and lengthy accident aftermath. Call our law firm today in order to speak with a specialist concerning your case, and to be connected with an experienced Florida accident attorney. No one should ever be forced to pay for being injured, especially when their injuries were the result of another person’s carelessness. Call us today at 954-566-9919 in order to get started on your own personal injury case. 

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