Unfortunately, another innocent pedestrian has been struck and killed by vehicle in Tampa Bay. A young nineteen-year-old college student, Brooke Gonzalez, went out for a jog on Monday night and did not return. While jogging along the sidewalk near her apartment, a vehicle came up onto the sidewalk, struck Ms. Gonzalez and then slammed into the guard rail. The tragic loss of a young life has left friends and family devastated. The FHP has not yet released the cause of the pedestrian accident.
Tampa Pedestrian Injury Accident Lawyers
Capaz Law Firm reminds drivers that they have a duty and responsibility to remain alert and to be aware of any pedestrians near or on the roadway. Additionally, pedestrians have an equal responsibility to follow traffic ordinances and to stay alert while running, jogging and walking alongside the roadway. Unfortunately, not all accidents can be prevented.
If you’ve been seriously injured while walking, jogging or running along the side of the road, contact the pedestrian accidents attorneys at the Tampa personal injury law firm of Capaz Law Firm. Call 813-551-3905 to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss your potential claim.