Category Archives: Pedestrian Accidents

Hit and Run Left One Dead and Four Hurt

Hit and Run Left One Dead and Four Hurt

Five pedestrians were walking across Gulf Blvd when they were struck by a vehicle in St. Pete Beach. The motorist did not stay on the scene. This hit and run happened shortly before 9:00pm on Thursday night on the 4400 block of Gulf Blvd. According to deputies, the vehicle that hit them was a red […]

Update on Pedestrian Accident That Left 44th Street Closed for Investigation

Update on Pedestrian Accident That Left 44th Street Closed for Investigation

Travel was shut down for hours between 118th avenue and 122nd avenue on 44th street for the investigation of a pedestrian accident that happened on Wednesday morning. Pinellas Park Police Department ran this investigation on the accident that left a pedestrian in critical condition. The accident happened when Jeffery Fountain failed to see 24-year-old Jenna […]

Child involved in a hit-and-run driver in Wimauma

Child involved in a hit-and-run driver in Wimauma

On Thursday, a child was struck in a hit-and-run in Wimauma and survived with minor injuries. A representative of the Sheriff’s Office in Hillsborough County made a statement that this accident happened in the morning hours on West Lake Drive and Bishop Road. This child was taken to the local emergency room for treatment of […]

3 Pedestrian Accident Questions

3 Pedestrian Accident Questions

Check out this article to learn about these 3 pedestrian accident questions in Florida. Then call Perenich the Law Firm for a free legal consultation. 1. What are my child’s rights as a pedestrian accident victim? When I’m asked about pedestrian accidents in Florida, what I often hear is something like this: “My child was […]

Clearwater crash involving pedestrian closes Gulf Boulevard

Clearwater crash involving pedestrian closes Gulf Boulevard

(10/17/2020 – Clearwater, FL – Tampa Bay Times) Saturday in the evening hours, there was an accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian that resulted in Gulf Boulevard being shut down. The pedestrian was struck by the vehicle in the 1200 block of Gulf Boulevard around 6 p.m. The pedestrian is suffering life-threatening injuries but […]

17-year-old pedestrian dies in hit-and-run crash on I-75; troopers search for driver

17-year-old pedestrian dies in hit-and-run crash on I-75; troopers search for driver

(8/20/2020 – Hillsborough, FL – Fox 13 News) In Ruskin, FL Wednesday August 19th, there was a fatal hit-and-run involving a teenaged pedestrian. Florida Highway Patrol are looking for the driver of the vehicle, which may have been a tractor trailer, that struck and killed the pedestrian. The insurance incident happened late at approximately 11:10 […]

Tampa Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Hillsborough Avenue

Pedestrian Crash on Hillsborough Avenue

Tampa, FL (May 12, 2020) – Tampa police are currently investigating a fatal pedestrian crash on Hillsborough Avenue that occurred early Tuesday morning. The crash happened shortly before 5 AM at the intersection of West Hillsborough Avenue and North Dale Mabry Highway, according to police. A pedestrian was killed in the incident. The eastbound lanes […]

Indian Shores Police Officer Drives Over Sunbathing Beachgoer

Indian Shores Police Officer Drives Over Sunbathing Beachgoer

Indian Shores, FL (May 8, 2020) – According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, a sunbathing Michigan man laying out on a beach was run over by an Indian Shores police officer driving a fully-marked SUV. The incident happened just before 6 PM on Friday evening, south of the 193rd Avenue Beach Access. The 27-year-old […]