Articles Posted in Pedestrian Accidents

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PINELLAS PARK, FL – A 66-year-old man from Largo walked along a marked crosswalk and was hit by a sedan, leading to his death Tuesday. 

This crash occurred around 9 p.m. at the Park Boulevard and 76th Street North junction, WTSP reported. 

The driver remained at the scene, and officials confirmed they believed the motorist was not impaired or speeding at the time of the collision. 

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ST. PETERSBURG, FL – A pedestrian and two occupants from vehicles suffered serious wounds in a multi-vehicle crash in the United Central area reported around 10 a.m. Thursday. 

This wreck happened at 34th Street North and Central Avenue South, according to WSVN

St. Petersburg Police shut down the area to start their investigation and for the scene clearance process. Police have not provided additional information at this time, including an official update on what led to this incident. 

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BRADENTON, FL – An 81-year-old man who crossed 8th Avenue West and 13th Street West was struck by a vehicle, leading him to succumb to fatal wounds Monday. 

This collision happened around 7:30 a.m. Bradenton Police told FOX13 News that the pedestrian was rushed to Blake Hospital, where he later died. 

Bradenton Police launched an investigation. While it’s still under review, they were able to confirm that the pedestrian did not use a crosswalk at the time of the collision, and said the driver stayed at the scene. 

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According to recent state traffic accident data, Pinellas County had the highest percentage of pedestrian-involved crashes and fatalities in the state between 2019 and 2021.

A pedestrian was involved in an average of 503 collisions in Pinellas County between 2019 and 2021, the highest number of crashes in the state, according to data from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. Furthermore, throughout the three-year period of 2019–2021, there were, on average, 44 fatalities and 441 injuries.

The data shows that there were 47,855 car crashes in Pinellas County between 2019 and 2021, with 1,509 of those involving pedestrians.

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NOKOMIS, FL – A 50-year-old man from Michigan succumbed to fatal wounds on U.S. 41 after he was struck by an SUV trying to cross the road without a crosswalk Friday. 

This collision happened before 5 a.m. along Albee Road, north of Palmetto Road, according to FOX 13 News. The male pedestrian was struck by the front bumper. Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the details of this deadly collision and has not provided additional commentary at this time. 

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TAMPA, FL – A 23-year-old man driving a 2015 Chevrolet pickup truck was said to have traveled at a high rate and was impaired when he hit a male pedestrian, leading to his death. 

This collision happened before 3 a.m. Monday on East Adamo Drive, according to FOX 13 News. Tampa Police said first responders rushed the pedestrian — 24-year-old Pannel Datilus — to a hospital, where he later died. 

Police arrested the driver — Micahl Scott — for DUI. 

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TARPON SPRINGS, FL – A 21-year-old woman operating an SUV hit a man on U.S. 19 South, leading him to suffer fatal wounds at the scene Tuesday. 

This crash happened after 10 a.m. near Beckett Way, according to Fox 13 News. The driver remained at the crash site. There has been no official word regarding citations. 

An investigation has begun. Updates will be provided as more details become available. 

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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL – A man lost his life after he was struck by a person operating a large, red-colored commercial vehicle Sunday. 

This crash happened around 2:30 p.m. on I-75 North near milepost 247, according to ABC Action News. First responders declared the pedestrian dead at the scene. Florida Highway Patrol has only identified the man as a Lakeland resident. 

Troopers have not yet said if the motorist will face citations or charges. 

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EAST TAMPA, FL – A woman was walking with a shopping cart when she was struck by a pickup truck driver who then fled the scene and left her fatally injured Monday. 

This collision happened after 9 p.m. at the northbound Lucy Avenue and Maydell Drive intersection, according to WTSP

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office believes the suspect was driving a charcoal gray Dodge Ram of a model year ranging from 2002 to 2005. 

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TAMPA, FL – A man lost his life shortly after he was struck by a vehicle at the East Busch Boulevard and North 50th Street junction Sunday. 

This crash happened before 8:30 a.m. in the Temple Terrace district, according to ABC Action News

First responders conducted life-saving measures on the man and then took him to a hospital, where he later died. 

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