MIAMI, FL-A wheelchair-bound veteran was killed Wednesday morning after being struck by a van in Northeast Miami. Miami, FL. car accident lawyers may be able to help the family of David Bill Myer, a 63-year-old veteran learn exactly what occurred. Myer was allegedly hit by the van when he was, according to Officer William Moreno, “crossing the street illegally, outside the crosswalk” during morning rush hour. The accident occurred between Biscayne Boulevard and Second Avenue at Northeast 79th Street.
The victim was often seen outside his home, not far from the accident scene, in his wheelchair, according to neighbors. Neighbors did not release any further comments about the victim.
The driver of the van that hit Myer remained on the scene, after calling the police, and answered questions concerning the accident. No criminal investigation is being conducted because the tragedy was “clearly an accident,” according to Officer Moreno.
Miami FL. automobile accident lawyers know that accidents which involve a pedestrian and a vehicle often cause devastating personal injury or even death. These accidents can be prevented by taking adequate precautions and staying alert at all times to all of one’s surroundings. However, if you or someone you know has been injured or killed as a result of an accident involving a pedestrian and a vehicle, it is important to know that you can recover damages for your injuries or wrongful death.
The Miami, Florida personal injury lawyers at Hannon Legal Group have extensive experience litigating automobile accident cases involving both injuries and wrongful death. If you or someone you know has been injured or has died as a result of an automobile accident, contact a Miami, Florida accident lawyer today for a free consultation about your case.