Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL - Motorcycle Crash at University Blvd & Arlington Rd
Jacksonville, FL (March 2, 2020) - Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department responded to the scene of a motorcycle crash on Monday, March 2nd. The collision reportedly occurred at the intersection of University Boulevard and Arlington Road at around 8 p.m. Authorities arrived at the scene to render aid to the injured rider.
Initial reports revealed that the motorcyclist was transported to a nearby medical facility for treatment. The severity of the resulting injuries wasn’t disclosed. The identity of the injured party hasn’t been released by local authorities.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Motorcycle Crashes in Florida
Motorcyclists are left vulnerable to the risks of the road due to the very design of the motorcycle. In the event of a crash, statistics show that motorcyclists are 27 times more likely to suffer fatal injuries compared to those traveling in passenger vehicles. Florida has the most registered motorcyclists in the country.
There were over 10,331 reported motorcycle collisions in Florida in 2016. These accidents resulted in nearly 8,256 injuries. In some cases, injured parties can recover lost compensation with the help of a Florida motorcycle crash attorney.
The legal team at Sheftall & Associates is here to help. Our years of experience means we can provide the legal representation necessary for a successful personal injury claim. Contact our offices today at (904) 638-7712 to see how we can help.
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