Melbourne, FL – Pedestrian Accident Involving Officer on Aurora RdOrlando Legal News
Melbourne, FL (June 23, 2020) – Around 1 a.m. on Sunday, June 21, a pedestrian accident led to serious injuries in Melbourne.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident took place when a police officer was responding to a call and struck an 18-year-old woman.
The officer was allegedly on his way to investigate a disturbance at a bar. The victim was running across the roadway on Aurora Road when she was struck.
The woman was taken to the hospital for treatment of her injuries but is expected to recover.
Police continue their investigation of the accident at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Over 5,433 pedestrians were killed in accidents between 2008 and 2017 with many others being injured as a result. Sustaining injuries in a Florida pedestrian accident can impact your life in many ways. Pedestrians are at risk for some of the most severe injuries due to the fact that they are incredibly vulnerable. If you have suffered losses as a result of one of these accidents, it is imperative that you seek the help of a Florida personal injury attorney in your time of need.
At Vaughan Law Group, our accident attorneys understand how difficult it can be to move forward after a pedestrian accident that is not your fault. We are passionate about protecting your rights as you navigate the legal system during these challenging times. Please contact an accident attorney in Florida to find out how we can help you at (407) 648-1426.
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