Ft. Lauderdale Police has confirmed the death of a pedestrian who was attempting to cross a road without using a crosswalk when he was hit by a vehicle on East Sunrise Boulevard near Holiday Park.
Law enforcement officials report that the accident happened on East Sunrise Boulevard near Holiday Park at Lake Ridge where a man was attempting to cross the road. Officials say the victim was attempting to cross East Sunrise Boulevard without using the crosswalk. The driver was a 33-year-old man who could not avoid hitting the victim.
EMS arrived to the scene of the accident shortly after it happened. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of multiple injuries. No information about the deceased has been released by authorities to the press.
It has not been reported if the driver who hit the pedestrian suffered any injuries in the crash and his identity has not been released to the press. No charges have been filed at the time of this report and authorities say the crash is still under investigation.
Glen Levine, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash: “If you or a family member has been involved in an auto accident and the other driver has left the scene of the crash, you need to act quickly. It is best if you can get the names and phone numbers of any witnesses along with a vehicle description. Contact the police immediately and file a police report. Take photos of the crash scene and the damage to your vehicle or property. Contact any businesses or homes in the area that may have video surveillance of what occurred and the vehicle that fled. All of this will assist the police in locating the hit and run driver. Finally you should contact a car accident attorney to help guide you through this difficult process.”
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