Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL – Fatal Pedestrian Accident at Beach Blvd Intersection
Jacksonville, FL (December 17, 2019) – On Monday evening around 6 p.m., December 16, a fatal pedestrian accident took place on Beach Boulevard near Parental Home Road.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office confirmed that the collision happened when a vehicle was traveling east on Beach Boulevard when it suddenly struck a female pedestrian in the area.
The vehicle that hit the pedestrian was then struck from behind by another vehicle. Both drivers stayed at the scene to cooperate with the police and nobody else was injured.
The female pedestrian, whose identity has not yet been released, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Two lanes were closed down for several hours and police urged those around the area to avoid the intersection completely.
The investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Pedestrian accidents continue to cause serious injuries and even fatalities in Florida and beyond. In just 2016 alone, 35 pedestrian fatalities occurred on Jacksonville roads. These accidents happen quite easily when drivers are not watching out for the well-being of some of the most vulnerable parties who share our roads. Speaking with a skilled wrongful death attorney is one of the best steps that a victim’s family can take during these challenging times.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys have dedicated our legal careers and lives to assisting victims during one of the most difficult things they have ever experienced. We understand how overwhelming and devastating these times can be for family members who are left to suffer. If you believe that another party’s reckless acts have led to an accident, you have rights. Please contact our Florida accident attorneys at (904) 638-7712 for more information on your legal options.
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