Pedestrian Severely Injured After a Crash in Clearwater

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Erik Abrahamson, J.D. December 23, 2019

Clearwater, FL (12/19/19) – On Thursday night, Clearwater Police and Clearwater Fire Rescue responded to an accident at 8:30pm. The accident, involving a male pedestrian, occurred at block 1700 on North Highland Avenue.

The pedestrian suffered severe injuries after a car struck him. Rescue services took the pedestrian to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa via Bayflite.

The driver of the vehicle cooperated with investigators and stayed at the scene of the accident.

Clearwater Police closed Highland Avenue between Greenlea Drive and Sandy Lane to conduct an investigation into the cause.

Our hearts go out to all those affected by this tragedy. Pedestrian accidents like this one occur far too often in Florida. Police must investigate pedestrian accidents to understand the cause of the crash. Then the responsible party can be identified and, if warranted, held accountable.

Abrahamson & Uiterwyk commits to advocating for individuals and families affected by severe and even fatal accidents, including pedestrian accidents. Here on our accident news blog, we report on stories that involve personal injuries because we help our clients recover losses and damages from accidents like this one. If a personal injury accident has affected you or a loved one, we invite you to contact our firm anytime to discuss your case with an experienced attorney.

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Sources: IONTB