Miami, FL – Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on NW 57th Avenue
Miami, FL (December 27, 2020) – Authorities in Miami responded to the scene of a pedestrian crash on Saturday, December 26th, at the intersection of NW 57th Avenue and NW 5th Street.
According to a report from the scene, a pedestrian was walking near the intersection at approximately 2:20 p.m. when they were struck by a vehicle. The pedestrian sustained injuries as a result of the collision although the nature and extent of the injuries are not clear at this time. No one else was hurt as a result of the crash. Police are still investigating the incident at this time and there are no details on how the crash took place or whether any charges are expected to be filed in connection with the crash.
There is no further information available.
We would like to extend our thoughts and best wishes for a complete and speedy recovery to the injured victim following this pedestrian accident in Miami.
Florida Pedestrian Accidents
There are more than 500 pedestrian accidents in Florida each year and the pedestrian is extremely likely to be hurt in these accidents. According to some more recent statistics, about 75% of all pedestrian accidents in Florida will result in a trip to the emergency room, while about 20% will require extended hospitalization and treatment of serious injuries. In many cases, the injuries from a pedestrian accident can linger for many weeks and even months following the crash, leaving victims suffering in a long cycle of treatment and recovery.
If you have been injured in a pedestrian crash in Florida, you are no doubt experiencing a difficult time in your life. As you move forward with your rehabilitation and try to regain your quality of life, you may wonder if you will be able to pay your medical bills and enjoy the activities that you once enjoyed prior to the crash. If the crash was not your fault, you may have the right to obtain compensation that can help move you forward and secure your future.
Under Florida law, innocent crash victims can recover for their medical bills, pain and suffering, and lost wages stemming from the accident. In cases of serious injuries, these numbers can be substantial and it is important to have a trusted counsel by your side to make sure you are going in the right direction. At Boone & Davis, our Miami pedestrian accident lawyers have over 35 years of experience in our field. We fight hard to make sure that our clients’ goals are achieved and that they are not left financially responsible for someone else’s negligence. Whether your case requires a courtroom trial or skilled negotiation, we will make sure that your rights are protected and that you receive what your case is worth.
Our team is standing by at any time to take your call. We offer a free consultation and case evaluation to all potential clients. To schedule your appointment with a member of our team, please contact us using the link on our website or give us a call at 954-566-9919.
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