Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL – Man Killed in Fatal Crash on Cecil Commerce Center Pkwy
Jacksonville, FL (December 15, 2019) – The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a fatal crash on the Cecil Commerce Center Parkway in Jacksonville.
The accident took place last evening, December 14. At the time, 56-year-old Robert Meixel Jr. was driving his Chevy 2500 truck when he was suddenly struck by another truck while turning left.
Meixel tragically passed away at the scene of the collision. There was a 7-year-old passenger in his truck who suffered minor injuries.
Charges are pending for the other driver at this time. The investigation continues at this time.
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.
Fatal Accidents in Florida
In one year in Florida, over 3,000 people will lose their lives, putting the state near the top of the list for states with the most fatalities. These accidents commonly take place due to the negligence of others engaged in acts like distracted driving, speeding, fatigue, and more. Many families are left with the distressing aftermath of a fatal collision and might wonder what rights they have to compensation on behalf of their loved one. It is essential that they speak with a skilled wrongful death attorney as soon as possible following their accident.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys have decades of experience navigating the legal system and helping victims work toward compensation for a variety of losses. Some of these aspects include lost wages, medical bills, funeral costs, and more. If you have lost someone you love in a serious accident, it is imperative to contact a skilled Florida attorney for more information at (904) 638-7712.
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