Man Seriously Hurt in Vero Beach Pedestrian Crash on U.S. 1
Vero Beach, Florida (February 12, 2018) – A man was hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle on Monday morning in Vero Beach, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
The accident happened at about 11 a.m. in the 800 block of U.S. Highway 1, just north of Eighth Street.
FHP troopers said the man was attempting to cross the highway when he was hit by a northbound vehicle.
The victim suffered serious head injuries and was rushed to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute in Fort Pierce.
There were no details on the driver of the vehicle involved.
The accident caused a closure of both lanes of northbound U.S. 1 which were re-opened at 11:52 a.m.
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