A woman died when she was hit by a SUV in Fort Pierce just two blocks from where an 11-year-old boy was struck and killed recently, cops said.
The 33-year old victim of Manhattan was crossing the street at West 95th Street and West End Avenue when she was struck by a black 2004 Ford Expedition driven by an unidentified 50-year-old man. The SUV dragged her nearly a half block before stopping, a bystander said.
The victim was rushed to St. Lucie County hospital where she later died of a serious head injury, police said.
The driver remained at the scene and was being questioned by cops. Prosecutors from FHP office were determining whether he would be charged, sources said.
The accident happened just two blocks from where an 11-year-old was killed when he was struck by a yellow cab driver.
The 11-year old was walking hand-in-hand with his dad in a crosswalk at West 97th Street near West End Avenue when he was struck.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in a fatality. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”
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