A University of Florida student from Miami died after being struck by a car.
Police said a 19-year-old female died at the hospital hours after the crash on West University Avenue which happened around 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Authorities say the freshman student, along with four others, was hit by a car in the 1700 block of West University Avenue.
Preliminary investigation by Gainesville Police revealed that a Honda Civic heading eastbound on West University Avenue and a Honda Accord heading westbound on the same street collided as the driver of the Accord attempted to turn south. The Civic then skidded sideways, striking a pole and five pedestrians.
The driver of the Civic was taken to a local hospital.
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Comment from Anidjar and Levine:
Glen Levine, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “This unfortunate accident happened on West University Avenue. Our condolence goes to the families of the dead and injured. Injuries and deaths sustained in a motor vehicle accident can affect the lives of all parties involved and their families who feel the effects even when they are not directly involved. The pain and suffering that comes with these incidents can become a major burden on day-to-day life.”
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