Pedestrians Killed After Indian River Country And Palm Beach Car Incident, FHP
It was a bloody day for pedestrians in the city, with four killed and a fifth critically injured by drivers in separate incidents, authorities said.
The predawn carnage began when a 27-year old, was fatally struck by a black SUV as he was leaving his sister’s 30th-birthday party relatives said.
The 27-year old was sitting in his car with other family members waiting for his son to leave the venue near Webster Avenue and East 175th Street when, for some reason, he got out of the vehicle and was struck near the entrance to the South Beach Expressway.
Also, an Uber driver was struck by a car while retrieving something from the back seat of his vehicle parked near 111th Street and 109th Avenue in Sebastian, Indian River County, cops said.
A 31-year-old woman was also clipped by a driver when she stepped in front of a minivan while trying to cross Vero Beach at 118th Road in Indian River County. She was rushed to the Indian River County general hospital, where she was listed in critical condition, police said.
Police say the causes of the crashes ate still under investigation.
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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