Miami, FL – Pedestrian Injured in Wreck on NW 15th Street
Miami, FL (April 18, 2021) – Police in Miami responded to the scene of an injury crash involving a pedestrian on Saturday, April 17th. The accident was reported around 10:40 a.m. on NW 15th Street near the Herald Plaza in the downtown area.
According to a report from the scene, the pedestrian was walking near the roadway when they were hit by a car traveling on NW 37th Avenue. Officers and rescue crews arrived at the scene. The injured pedestrian was treated for unspecified injuries before being transported to a local hospital for treatment. Police have not released any details on the cause of the collision. The pedestrian was not identified.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time. There is no further information available.
We would like to offer our thoughts to the pedestrian who was injured in this Miami pedestrian accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Pedestrian accidents take place in Florida every day. According to some of the more recent statistics, about 75% of all Florida pedestrian crashes result in a trip to the emergency room for the injured person. Approximately 20% of pedestrian accidents require hospitalization and extended care. It is common for a pedestrian to suffer injuries that are both serious and long-lasting. These injuries can linger and require treatment for many months or even years after the accident occurs.
Due to the nature of injuries suffered in Florida pedestrian accidents, it is important to make sure that you have an attorney on your side who is willing to fight for you. Following the accident, you should not speak to the insurance adjuster until you have had an opportunity to seek counsel. The adjuster may want to settle your claim quickly. If you choose to do this, you will likely not receive the full compensation to which you are entitled. Prior to settling any case, you must evaluate your total damages, including future medical costs that you may incur. Settling too soon jeopardizes your future because the settlement may not take all of your costs into account.
Here at Boone & Davis, we will make sure that you are fully protected and that your legal rights are enforced. Our pedestrian accident attorneys in Miami have more than 40 years of experience standing up for innocent crash victims. We understand what you are going through during this time and we are here to help. We have handled all types of injury accident claims, including some of the most serious types of cases and we would be honored to assist you as well.
We are standing by to take your call at any time. Our firm offers a free initial consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. We also handle most accident cases on a contingency fee basis, so you will not owe anything upfront and you will not pay an attorney fee until we obtain a recovery for you. To schedule your appointment with a member of our team, please reach out to us at the contact link on our website or give us a call at 954-566-9919.
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 only. We 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.