PASCO COUNTY, FL – A pedestrian was killed in an accident in a store parking lot in Pasco County, reports the Tampa Bay Times.
The Florida Highway Patrol released details of the incident that occurred Feb. 28 at a CVS store in the area of Moog Road near U.S. 19. According to the FHP, the driver of a GMC pickup truck was headed east on Moog Road at about 10:35 a.m. when another motorist leaving a nearby parking lot made a turn in front of her.
When the pickup driver steered north to avoid a collision, she turned into the CVS driveway and struck a 70-year-old woman before hitting a pole. The pedestrian, a Holiday resident, was pronounced dead at an area hospital.
The pickup driver, a 47-year-old New Port Richey resident. sustained injuries that were not life-threatening.
At Whittel & Melton, our experienced team of Pasco County Pedestrian Accident Attorneys are here to help if you have been struck by a vehicle on area roadways. We will review your case and do everything we can to get you compensation for your medical bills and other accident-related expenses. Contact us today at 866-608-5529 to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation.