Daytona Beach, FL – Woman Killed in Pedestrian Crash at US-1 IntersectionOrlando Legal News
Daytona Beach, FL (September 15, 2020) – Around 5:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon, September 14, a woman was killed in a fatal pedestrian crash in Daytona Beach.
The accident, according to officials, took place at the intersection of US-1 and Magnolia Avenue. A local 73-year-old woman was crossing the street at the intersection headed east to west. She was knocked to the ground by a 2016 Dodge Ram pickup truck that was making a right turn at the intersection.
The pedestrian suffered from a traumatic head injury. She was taken to Halifax Health Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries.
The driver of the Dodge, who was identified as a man from Ormond Beach, was not injured in the accident. He did remain at the scene to cooperate with the police.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
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
Pedestrian accidents are among some of the most severe accidents in the entire state of Florida. According to recent statistics that were taken in the state, approximately 20% of fatal accidents involved pedestrians. Because pedestrians have no protection from harm against other vehicles, they are prone to suffering some of the most catastrophic harm in the event of an accident. Losing somebody you love in a fatal collision might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever endured. These accidents happen unexpectedly when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them, which can leave families in a difficult situation. If you have lost somebody that you love in a pedestrian accident, it is essential that you have assistance moving forward.
No amount of money can bring back a loved one but it can sometimes lessen the stress that a family is feeling after losing somebody they love. As you grieve your sudden and devastating losses, it is not uncommon to face bills that you cannot afford to pay on your own. Many families wonder how they will move forward during these difficult times as they are expected to manage bills that they have never faced in the past. If you have lost a loved one due to a Florida pedestrian accident, it is essential that you seek the immediate help of a wrongful death attorney.
Our skilled and knowledgeable accident attorneys at Vaughan Law Group understand how difficult it can be to move forward after a collision that is not your fault. We also understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling on emotional and financial levels and want to extend a helping hand to you in your time of need. Our attorneys will help you along the often-problematic path toward obtaining compensation for aspects like medical expenses a loved one incurred, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and so much more. If you have lost a loved one due to an accident, please contact an accident attorney in Florida as soon as possible at (407) 648-1426.
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