Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL – Motorcycle Accident with Injuries on Hendricks Ave
Jacksonville, FL (November 24, 2019) – Last evening around 6 p.m., police responded to the scene of a motorcycle accident with injuries at 3900 Hendricks Boulevard in Jacksonville.
The accident took place when a 23-year-old man was leaving a local gas station on Hendricks and ran into a truck with his motorcycle.
The motorcyclist was immediately taken to the hospital with a variety of injuries that were considered life-threatening. Their condition is not known at this time. The other driver had minor injuries and was treated at the scene of the accident.
The roadway was closed down until 9:30 p.m. until the investigation was complete. Police continue to determine the circumstances of the collision at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Florida
In 2016 alone, over 10,331 motorcycle accidents occurred on Florida roadways. Though some of these did not lead to injuries, and an overwhelming amount led to injuries and fatalities, with over 8,000 being injured. Motorcyclists are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads who are susceptible to the worst harm. It is essential to speak with a Florida motorcycle accident attorney as soon as possible after one of these accidents.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys understand that there is nothing as overwhelming as the aftermath of an accident. Many victims do not know that they have many options for recovery including lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering damages, and more. Please contact our accident attorneys in Florida for more information at (904) 638-7712.
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