In Putnam County, Florida, a tragic death was recently reported. The incident took place at Hog Waller, a business located in Putnam County which includes a family fun park with a mud bogging area. Landon A. Teitloff, age 3, was a pedestrian who was hit by a vehicle that was being backed up by the driver. The boy was transported to Putnam County Hospital where he later died. For more details regarding this pedestrian accident – See Putnam County Child Hit When Relative Backs Up Truck in North Florida. SInce a death resulted from this incident, the Florida Highway Patrol will conduct an investigation as to the cause and preventability of this incident and will later issue a Florida Traffic Death Report.
Accidents involving the backing up of a vehicle and a small child take place in Florida and other States. Often times, the driver does not see the small child as the person is backing up the vehicle. Many such incidents take place in drive ways for parking lots.
A Florida Personal Injury Attorney can help answer questions that arise from back over or back up incidents that result in serious personal injuries to death to a child. The book titled – The ABCs of Child Injury – What Every Parent Should Know – has chapters on Automobile Accidents, Medical Bills / Medical Treatment, Damages / Compensation, and other topics. You can receive this book for free at The ABCs of the Child Injury.