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Miami, FL – Pedestrian Injured in Crash on SW 7th St near SW 11th Ave

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Miami, FL (January 18, 2021) – On the afternoon of Monday, January 18, a male pedestrian sustained injuries in a traffic collision in Miami. Emergency responders, including police and paramedics, were dispatched to the scene in order to render aid to the injured victim. 

The accident took place at 1037 Southwest 7th Street near Southwest 11th Avenue at approximately 6:30 p.m. The pedestrian, who was identified as a 20-year-old man, was seriously injured in the crash. However, he was reported as being alert and conscious after the collision occurred. 

Southwest 7th Street was closed while first responders worked at the crash scene. The injured pedestrian has not been identified at this time. An investigation into the details of the accident will be carried out by area authorities.

We would like to offer our thoughts to the injured pedestrian in hopes of a full recovery. 

Pedestrian Collisions in Miami

Pedestrian accidents in Florida happen more often there than in any other state. It is estimated that approximately 8,000 people per year are injured in pedestrian accidents in the Sunshine State. Fourteen percent of all of the traffic-related accidents in the United States were pedestrian accidents in 2013, which clearly indicates that pedestrian accidents are much more common than anyone realizes. 

A traffic accident in Florida occurs approximately once every 84 seconds or over 1,000 times per day, according to information provided by the Florida Department of Transportation. Pedestrian accidents take the lives of hundreds of people per year. Studies show that those involved in Florida pedestrian crashes are more likely to be killed than those involved in pedestrian crashes in any other state in the nation. According to statistics compiled concerning traffic accidents in the United States, approximately 94% are caused by driver negligence and/or distraction.  

Being injured in a Florida traffic accident can be a very frightening, draining, and stressful experience. You could be dealing with a multitude of different issues after your involvement in an injurious car crash in Florida. Debilitating pain could result from being injured in an incident of this magnitude, as well as mental stress and anguish depending on the circumstances and severity of the wreck. 

Contact a Florida car accident attorney today in order to get started on your own personal injury claim if you are under the impression that your injuries were the result of another person’s carelessness while on the road. The skilled and experienced Florida personal injury lawyers at Boone & Davis have been successfully preserving and protecting the rights of those injured in Florida traffic accidents for decades and are passionate about providing our clients with the most significant compensation possible. We want your recovery from your recent traffic accident to be as painless as possible, in more aspects than just the physical. We strive to assist you financially, mentally, and in any other way, you may require after being injured by another person’s negligence. 

Call our law firm today at (813) 544-7096 for more information on how you can successfully move forward from your injuries and losses you may have incurred in a recent traffic collision caused by carelessness. 

Note: Our team of writers for Boone & Davis Law utilizes secondary sources in the creation of these posts. These sources include newspaper reports, news stories, police reports, social media posts, and eyewitness accounts of injury accidents that take place in South Florida. The facts in these posts have not been independently verified by members of our writing staff therefore if you see any information that is not correct or is inaccurate, please contact us as soon as possible so that we can correct the information right away.  If you would prefer that the post be removed from our site, let us know and we will do our best to remove the post as promptly as possible.

Disclaimer: We have worked hard to become valued members of our local business community. Our law firm is providing this post for general information purposes and hope that through awareness, our community members will use the necessary precautions to avoid serious accidents like the one described in this post and prepare them should they find themselves the victim of a serious wreck. We want to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of Florida. The information provided in this post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The pictures depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.

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