|Published:||Aug 19, 2010 6:53 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Aug 19, 2010 3:53 PM EDT|
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Vehicle # 1 was traveling east on Leed Avenue on the eastbound lane. Pedestrian # 1 and pedestrian # 2 were walking east on Leed Avenue on the westbound lane ahead of vehicle # 1.
Pedestrian # 1 and pedestrian # 2 crossed both lanes walking in a southeasterly direction and entered vehicle # 1's path.
Vehicle # 1's driver indicated that his view was obstructed due to glare from the rising sun and that he was unable to recognize and react to the crossing pedestrians in a timely manner.
Vehicle # 1's front right struck pedestrian # 1 as vehicle # 1's front struck pedestrian # 2 simultaneously on the eastbound lane in front of the residence of 1901 Leed Avenue.
Upon observing the impact, vehicle # 1's driver applied heavy braking and brought vehicle # 1 to a controlled final rest on the eastbound lane in front of the driveway access to 1901 Leed Avenue.
Pedestrian # 1 came to rest lying on the north portion of the driveway access of 1901 Leed Avenue.
Pedestrian # 2 rolled off the hood and was able to walk after the impact and started to render aid to pedestrian # 1 until medical help arrived.
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