Miami, FL (November 22, 2021) – On Sunday night, November 21, a man was injured in a pedestrian accident on a roadway in Miami.
According to Miami Police, the accident happened on Biscayne Boulevard around the area of Northeast 24th Street and Northeast 25th Street. A man got inside an Uber and was headed southbound. Suddenly, he saw an elderly man quickly crossing the street. The Uber driver was unable to stop in time, striking the man.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The 70-year-old elderly man was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital with bleeding to his head and other injuries. His current condition is not yet known.
The windshield of the Uber was cracked due to the accident and had to be towed from the scene. Police confirmed that the driver was not hurt and stayed at the scene.
The roadway was completely blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Pedestrian accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state of Florida. These accidents are actually more common than many other accidents within the state. Hundreds of pedestrians actually lose their lives in accidents every year in the state. Between 2010 and 2019, it was reported that approximately 1,675 pedestrians were killed in Florida accidents. The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can be a difficult thing for a person to face. If you have been injured in one of these accidents, you may be feeling helpless and alone. It is crucial that you have the help of a skilled attorney on your side.
Being injured in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in many ways, leaving you with questions you may not be able to answer on your own. You may need the dedicated help of a Miami pedestrian accident attorney on your side during these difficult times. An attorney can help you in many ways if you have sustained serious injuries, including the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
These injuries land victims in the hospital for an extended period of time, as well as cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. If you have suffered from injuries caused by a pedestrian accident, you should be prepared to speak with a Miami personal injury attorney that you can rely on.
Miami Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Eggnatz | Pascucci are here to help you move forward after you have sustained injuries in a pedestrian accident caused by another driver. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a pedestrian accident. These accidents can leave you with a long road to recovery and bills that you may not be able to afford on your own. We are here for you every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Miami at (954) 505-8224 for more information on your available options.
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