Recently, people in the Miami area celebrated Halloween by going to parties, dressing in costume and the ever-popular trick or treating around neighborhoods. Many families take their children trick-or-treating as a fun tradition. Drivers understand they need to be extra cautious on Halloween night, but unfortunately, a tragic fatal car crash still occurred.
A father and his 5-year-old daughter were fatally struck by a car when they were trick or treating on Halloween. The two were walking in a designated crosswalk near the 6000 block of Griffin Road in Davie where they were struck by a car. The two were declared dead at the scene, while a 2-year-old was taken to a local hospital for her injuries.
No one expects their loved one will be in a tragic car accident. Unfortunately, many families in Miami and across the United States go through this nightmare every year. When a family has this unfortunate event happen to a loved one, they may want to speak with a legal professional who is skilled in personal injury. An attorney can review the circumstances surrounding the accident and try and determine what caused it. They can seek justice through compensation for their client, which may include compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, funeral expenses, pain and suffering and other damages.
An unexpected car accident can turn a family upside down. Suddenly, their beloved loved one, and maybe breadwinner, is now gone forever. In these situations, it is important for those left behind to understand that they have legal rights. It is important to hold a negligent person responsible for their actions so that they do not harm anyone else.