Category: Pedestrian

CROSSING THE STREET: A BACK TO SCHOOL GUIDE – Orlando | Tampa | Clearwater | Jacksonville

CROSSING THE STREET: A BACK TO SCHOOL GUIDE – Orlando | Tampa | Clearwater | Jacksonville

It’s that time of year again. Parents all over the nation are swarming local stores and loading up on school supplies in preparation for the upcoming year. In Florida, residents have more to worry about than navigating the crowded aisles and making it out of their favorite big-box store alive. Floridian parents have to worry…

DRIVERS ARE UNAWARE OF PEDESTRIANS IN CROSSWALKS • TRIPP LAW FIRM • Personal Injury Law • PINELLAS • PASCO • HERNANDO • CITRUS • PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT LAWYER • CAR ACCIDENT LAWYER • (727) 398-2900 • (352) 610-1080 • Speak to an attorney NOW!

PINELLAS • PASCO • HERNANDO • CITRUS – Bay News 9 reports that an Oregon State University study shows that as many as 10 percent of drivers are completely unaware of pedestrians in crosswalks. Click here to read the Bay News 9 article and learn more about this disturbing statistic. In the near future, the University of South…

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CLEARWATER – The Tampa Bay Times reports that a 78 year-old Clearwater man, Edward Ortwein, was hit by a car while walking his dog Friday, April 12, 2013. Sadly, Mr. Ortwein was seriously injured and later died of his injuries. The car that hit the man was driven by 35 year-old Clearwater resident Yvelise Bradley. The…

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HUDSON – Bay News 9 reports that a 65-year-old man was killed while attempting to cross US 19 in a motorized wheelchair in Hudson, Pasco County, Florida. If you live near the Pasco County US 19 corridor, you know just how dangerous it is to cross that road, even when crossing in a designated crosswalk and…

PINELLAS INJURY ATTORNEY | PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT | GULF BLVD. |

PINELLAS COUNTY – Crossing the streets in Pinellas County can be deadly.  In recent years, Pinellas was the only county in West Central Florida that had an increase in pedestrian fatalities. According to Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) statistics, 30 people died.  This year FDOT officials are optimistic.  “Our pedestrian fatalities, even all of our traffic fatalities are down…

Pedestrian hit on Gulf Blvd ♦ MADEIRA BEACH ♦ Pinellas County Sheriff investigates

MADEIRA BEACH — Authorities said, a northbound vehicle struck a woman crossing Gulf Boulevard with a group of friends. The 46 year old resident of Madeira Beach was taken to Bayfront Medical Center for treatment of her accident-related injuries.  According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened just before 10:00 p.m. near the…

St. Pete Beach police investigating crosswalk accident – Pedestrian critically injured

ST. PETE BEACH — A pedestrian was struck and is in the hospital in critical condtion as the St. Pete Beach police investigate this accident. According to officials, the pedestrian was walking across Blind Pass Road near 77th Avenue when he was hit by a vehicle heading north on Blind Pass Road. The pedestrian was in…

BayFlight – Car hit pedestrian then ran red light to flee – Largo Police investigate – SERIOUS INJURIES

LARGO – According to Bay News 9, Largo police are searching for a hit-and-run driver they say hit a pedestrian. The incident occurred near East Bay Drive and Seacrest Drive in Largo.  Witnesses said, a car hit an unidentified person, and initially stopped before speeding off — running a red light.  A BayFlight helicopter flew the…

SEMINOLE PEDESTRIAN KILLED BY MOTORCYLCE

PINELLAS COUNTY – THE FHP says a motorcycle hit and killed a man on Starkey Road in Seminole Friday night. Troopers say a husband and wife were walking across the street. The wife made it across, however the husband was hit. Troopers say the couple was not in a crosswalk. The investigation is ongoing. http://www.trippfirm.com/