Cocoa, FL – Man Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on I-95Orlando Legal News
Cocoa, FL (September 5, 2020) – This morning, September 5, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident that took place on a highway in Cocoa.
The Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that the pedestrian, identified as a 25-year-old man, was initially involved in a crash with another vehicle in the northbound lanes of I-95. He pulled over onto the shoulder and so did the other vehicle.
The unidentified pedestrian got out of his vehicle and started to cross the lanes of the highway. As he was doing so, he was struck by a passing vehicle.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident where they pronounced the pedestrian deceased. Nobody else was harmed as a result of the accident.
The roadway was blocked in numerous lanes as police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Florida is a state where more pedestrian accidents occur than many other states in the U.S. In just one year’s time, hundreds of people are impacted by these horrific accidents due to the negligence of others. According to statistics, pedestrian accidents account for approximately 20% of fatal accidents that occur within the state. Losing somebody you love in one of these accidents can have a huge and lasting impact on your life, as well as for many other family members who suffer due to a collision. You may be left feeling helpless after one of these accidents, which is why it is important that you immediately seek the help of an accident attorney in your time of need.
No amount of money can bring back a loved one after a horrific accident but it is possible that you could lessen the stress that you are feeling following a collision. Compensation can help you come to terms with what has happened so that you are not feeling so confused and alone. If you have lost a loved one in a Florida pedestrian accident, it is important to note that you have many options for recovery. An attorney will help you navigate the legal system, meet filing deadlines, and work with insurance adjusters when you are going through this difficult time. It is important that you seek the immediate help of a Florida wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
The aftermath of a fatal pedestrian accident can impact your life in many ways, which is why our attorneys at Vaughan Law Group are here to help you. We understand how overwhelmed you and your family may be feeling after you have lost somebody close to you in a fatal accident. We will ensure that your rights are protected during this difficult time. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward obtaining compensation for medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please contact an accident attorney in Florida at (407) 648-1426 for more information on your options moving forward.
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Disclaimer: At Vaughan Law Group, our attorneys wish to provide useful information to families who have found themselves in similar situations after an accident. We would also like to honor victims who have received injuries or have lost their lives in Florida accidents. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.