CLEARWATER, FL – A pedestrian accident in Clearwater Friday night left a father and son dead, police said.
According to WTSP , the two men were struck by an SUV in the vicinity of Court Street and S. Missouri Avenue. Investigators said 37-year-old Christopher Pryor was pushing his 59-year-old father George Pryor across the street in a wheelchair when they were both hit by the vehicle.
A 52-year-old Tampa woman who was driving the SUV stayed at the scene and cooperated with police.
Authorities said the victims were not at a traffic signal or in a crosswalk at the time of the accident.
Pedestrians are vulnerable to accidents on Florida roadways, with Walkers, joggers, and bicyclists all at risk. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, contact the experienced Clearwater Pedestrian Accident Lawyers at the Kemp, Ruge and Green Law Group. We’re devoted to helping Floridians understand their legal options and fighting for what they deserve. You can request a free consultation to discuss your case by calling us today at 727-325-5512 or responding in our online chat box.