Pedestrian In Critical Condition After Being Hit By Vehicle
According to the Tampa Bay News report the Florida Highway Patrol said a Hudson woman was struck by a vehicle Thursday night.
Karen Lee Taylor, 68, walked in front of a vehicle at the intersection of Little Road and Hudson Avenue, the patrol said. The crash occurred just before noon.
Taylor was transported by emergency helicopter to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg. The driver of the vehicle that struck Taylor wasn’t injured.
Pedestrian accidents are a growing problem in cities with large populations. The State of Florida has its fair share of pedestrian fatalities. In the United States more than 5,000 pedestrians are killed each year and 64,000 are injured. On average, a pedestrian is hit every eight minutes and a pedestrian life is lost every two hours. If you or a loved one is every injured in an auto accident call Perenich, Caulfield, Avril & Noyes for a FREE Consultation.