Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL – Fatal Pedestrian Crash at Powers Ave Intersection
Jacksonville, FL (December 20, 2019) – On Thursday night around 7 p.m., a fatal pedestrian crash took place at the intersection of Powers Avenue and Toledo Road in Jacksonville.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident where they found that a man was struck by a vehicle. He was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident due to severe trauma.
All lanes of Powers Avenue were closed down following the collision.
The driver stopped at the scene of the accident and cooperated with the police for the investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
In 2016, approximately 35 pedestrian fatalities took place on Jacksonville roads and many more happened throughout the state of Florida. Many negligent drivers cause these accidents each year when they are not paying close attention to our roads. As such, families are left to pick up the emotional and financial aftermath of a collision on their own. It is essential that victims speak with a skilled wrongful death attorney immediately following one of these accidents.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys have completely dedicated their lives to assisting victims in the midst of their cases. We understand how overwhelmed you might feel following an accident. You have a right to many means of compensation including lost wages, medical bills, funeral costs, and more. If you have lost somebody you love in an accident that was not your loved one’s fault, please contact our accident attorneys for the help you deserve at (904) 638-7712.
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