Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL – Motorcycle Accident at Old Kings Rd and Argentine Dr
Jacksonville, FL (December 8, 2019) – Around 10:50 a.m. yesterday morning, a serious motorcycle accident took place at the intersection of Old Kings Road and Argentine Drive.
Police said that the motorcyclist was traveling south on Old Kings Road when a truck came through the Argentine Drive intersection and collided with the motorcyclist.
The driver of the truck was not injured but the driver of the motorcycle was immediately transported to the Memorial Hospital with a variety of life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the truck continues to cooperate with the police as they investigate.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Florida
In 2016 alone, a total of 10,331 accidents involved motorcycles in Florida. Because of the beautiful weather known within the state, these accidents are more likely to occur than many other places in the country. Thousands of motorcyclists are injured each year due to these severe collisions that typically occur due to negligent drivers. When drivers are not watching out for the well-being of these vulnerable riders, anything can happen. It is important that a victim speaks with a motorcycle accident attorney immediately following their collision.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys understand that there is nothing as distressing as facing the aftermath of an accident on your own. This is especially true when you have evidence showing that another party is liable for your injuries due to their negligent acts. Many victims are unaware that they have the ability to bring a claim for compensation against a reckless party who has caused them harm. Please contact our attorneys in Florida at (904) 638-7712 to find out what legal options are available for you.
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