Jacksonville Accident News
Fruit Cove, FL – Fatal Truck Accident on Greenbriar Rd
Fruit Cove, FL (March 14, 2020) – The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a fatal truck accident on Greenbriar Road around State Route 13.
The accident occurred between a semi-truck and a passenger vehicle early this morning. One fatality was reported due to the incident.
Police closed down that stretch of the roadway in the area so that they could clear the scene. There were extensive blockages in the area due to the severity of the damages to both vehicles.
It is not known if any other parties were injured. The investigation into the accident is currently ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Truck Accidents in Florida
Truck drivers are some of the safest drivers who navigate our roads. However, this does not mean that fatal accidents do not occur. Over 2,947 fatal accidents take place each year in Florida, with a percentage of these involving trucks. Losing somebody close to you in an accident can have a huge impact on your life, which is why you should always be prepared to speak with a wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys understand how overwhelming it can be for a family to lose somebody close to them in a horrific accident. We will help you compensate for a variety of damages including lost wages, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. If you have suffered losses and wonder where to turn, please contact our accident attorneys for the help you deserve at (904) 638-7712.
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