Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL – Fatal Motorcycle Crash at Spring Glen Rd Intersection
Jacksonville, FL (December 21, 2019) – Around 5:25 p.m. last evening, a fatal motorcycle crash involving a bicyclist took place at a Jacksonville intersection.
According to police, the accident took place at the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Spring Glen Road. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office immediately responded to the scene of the collision.
The accident occurred when the motorcyclist was traveling west and his motorcycle left the road, where it struck the bicyclist on the sidewalk.
The motorcyclist was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident while the bicyclist was hospitalized with critical injuries. The motorcyclist may have struck a truck before the cyclist as well.
Neither party has been identified but the accident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Florida
Approximately 10,000 motorcycle accidents occurred on Florida roads in 2016 alone and these accidents take hundreds of lives within the state each year. Motorcyclists have few protections from harm, which makes the injuries that stem from these accidents even more catastrophic in nature. Losing a loved one is never an easy thing to face, especially if you believe that the accident was preventable. It is important that victims speak with a skilled wrongful death attorney in these challenging times.
At Sheftall & Associates, our attorneys understand how devastating the aftermath of a fatal collision can be. We understand that family members are likely feeling overwhelmed on emotional and financial levels as they move forward. After losing somebody closest to you, you may wonder how you can compensate for aspects like lost wages, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact our accident attorneys in Florida to find out what legal options are available for you at (904) 638-7712.
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