News: Pedestrian critically injured after being struck by car in Clearwater

CLEARWATER, FL – A pedestrian was rushed to the hospital after being struck by a car in Clearwater early Thursday morning, IONTB reports.

Clearwater police said the victim, a 24-year-old man, was walking on Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard near Aurora Avenue at about 3:30 a.m. when he walked in front of a Toyota Corolla.

The man was hit by the vehicle and sustained injuries that were reported to be life-threatening. He was transported to Morton Plant Hospital for treatment. Investigators believe that he was impaired at the time, which is thought to have been a contributing factor in the crash.

The pedestrian was not in a crosswalk when the accident occurred, investigators said.

Being injured in a pedestrian accident can result in expensive medical bills and other costs. If you have been the victim of such an accident, a Clearwater Personal Injury Lawyer at Kemp, Ruge and Green may be able to help you secure financial compensation for the expenses you have incurred. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation where we can discuss your situation and review your legal options.  To get started, call us today at 727-853-6034 or fill out our online contact form.

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