U.S. 1 Crash In Vero Beach Injures Pedestrian

Indian River County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Florida Highway Patrol officers investigate a traffic crash involving a pedestrian north of 8th Street on U.S. 1, in Indian River County.

The man’s name has not been released. He was taken to a hospital after he was struck and suffered serious injuries.

The crash happened at 8th Street on U.S. 1, in Indian River County.

The young woman who hit the man wasn’t hurt. She was driving a 2014 BMW at the time, troopers said.

The woman had been traveling north while the man walking across the road. The driver was unable to avoid the man as he walked in front of her car, troopers said.

First emergency responders arrived at the site of the crash soon after the accident happened and the victims were transported to the hospital for treatment.

This route is partially blocked due to the severity of the crash, causing traffic delays. Vehicles on this route are pulling to the roadside to allow crews work. The delay of traffic on this route is due to the severity of the crash. It is best to make use of alternative routes.

The crash remains under investigation. Please drive with caution and stay safe.


Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded about the crash.  “Be especially careful when entering an intersection with many local business present.  If you were involved in an accident due to someone else being distracted, call me for a free consultation so we can discuss your rights and what compensation you may be entitled to.”

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