Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL – Fatal Accident Involving 2 Vehicles on Park Ave
Jacksonville, FL (November 6, 2019) – Around 11 p.m. last night, November 5, police responded to the scene of a fatal accident involving two vehicles on Park Avenue.
Jacksonville authorities responded to the scene of the collision immediately where they found that an unidentified driver was driving south in his pickup truck in the center lane of the roadway. Another vehicle attempted a left turn, causing the two to crash.
The pickup truck ran into a concrete light pole, where it then came to a rest. The driver was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
There was a 14-year-old girl and a 21-year-old man in the vehicle at the time as well. Both were hospitalized with minor injuries. The driver of the other vehicle and their passenger also received minor injuries.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Florida
In just one recent year, over 3,221 people were killed in fatal Florida accidents, some of which happen due to the negligence of others. Some of the most common forms of fatal accidents include aspects like distracted driving, speeding, driver fatigue, drunk driving, and other related reasons. Unfortunately, many families are left to pick up the pieces on emotional and financial levels after their loved one has been taken from them in a serious collision. This is why family members should speak with a skilled wrongful death attorney as soon as possible following an accident.
At Sheftall & Associates, our skilled attorneys have decades of experience helping families move forward after they have lost somebody close to them in an accident. We believe in helping families achieve full compensation for aspects like lost wages, medical bills, and more that continue to pile up after an accident. If you have lost somebody you love due to a collision caused by an at-fault driver, contact our skilled law firm for more information at (904) 638-7712.
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