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Florence, KY – Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Vehicle on KY-18

By Burg Simpson
December 29, 2020
4 min read

Florence, KY (December 29, 2020) – An automobile accident on Monday claimed one person’s life in the Florence area. At around 6:50 p.m., on December 28, the Florence Police Department responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Kentucky Route 18.

Reports from authorities show that a 56-year-old woman was walking in the vicinity of Kentucky Route 18 and Woodspoint Drive with a second female when they were struck by a westbound vehicle. The 56-year-old woman succumbed to her injuries at the scene of the accident. The second pedestrian was transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center via helicopter for the treatment of critical injuries. At this time, the crash remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Ohio

Florence, KY – Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Vehicle on KY-18Thousands of pedestrians are injured in collisions throughout our state each year. Although we would like to think that most victims make it out of their accidents uninjured, this is not always the case. Laws are constantly enacted to guide travelers throughout the state, yet we continue to see innocent people victimized by careless and reckless drivers. Thousands of pedestrians are injured in collisions throughout our state each year. Around 90 pedestrians lose their lives each year in motor vehicle accidents throughout Ohio. These accidents are often preventable, yet we continue to see the devastating consequences of reckless, negligent, and careless drivers sharing the road.

When victims lose their lives in pedestrian accidents, families are often left to grieve their unexpected loss. When pedestrians are killed in accidents caused by negligent drivers, their families should reach out to a Cincinnati, Ohio wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. Families may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate some of the financial burdens they face moving forward.

Working with an effective, aggressive, and reputable legal team will help to ensure your family is in the best position to recover after experiencing the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one due to negligence. Burg Simpson’s Cincinnati, Ohio pedestrian accident attorneys have extensive experience protecting the legal rights of families who have lost loved ones in accidents due to the negligence of others. Our law firm is committed to helping those harmed rebuild their lives after having their loved ones taken away due to an accident. Our Ohio law firm has a team of skilled and knowledgeable attorneys who are willing to fight on behalf of bereaved families to ensure they are able to get the justice they deserve after enduring the unexpected loss of a loved one. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Cincinnati, Ohio at 800-713-9340 or 513-852-5600 to explore legal options available for you.

Note: Independent sources were used in the creation of this post.  These sources include news reports, police reports, eye-witness reports, social media reports, and first-hand accounts about the injury accident. For that reason, the facts pertaining to the specific events surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing team. If there is any information that is not correct about a specific incident or if you would prefer that the post be removed, please reach out to us as soon as possible so that we can make the correction or remove the post.  

Disclaimer: At the personal injury law firm of Burg Simpson, we have made it our mission to give back to our local community members. We have dedicated our careers to changing peoples’ lives for the better by fighting for them in court to ensure that they receive fair and full compensation for their injuries and damages after suffering an injury.  We hope these posts will help bring awareness to the dangers of driving and will remind members of our communities to practice safer driving habits and take the necessary precautions to prevent being injured. This is not a solicitation for business. The information in this post should not be misconstrued as medical advice or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.

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