Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL – Pedestrian Accident at 103rd St and Ricker Rd
Jacksonville, FL (February 9, 2020) – Around 2:30 a.m. this morning, a pedestrian was seriously injured in an accident at a Jacksonville intersection.
The collision took place at the intersection of 103rd Street and Ricker Road. The pedestrian was trying to cross the street in a crosswalk.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of the accident and claimed that the pedestrian was badly injured. They were taken to a local area hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The westbound lanes of the roadway were closed down at the intersection. The Florida Highway Patrol continues its investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Thousands of pedestrians are injured in accidents in Florida every year. Between the years 2008 and 2017, it was reported that approximately 5,433 pedestrian fatalities took place. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads and prone to some of the most catastrophic injuries. It is important that you speak with a personal injury attorney in Florida.
At Sheftall & Associates, our skilled attorneys fight aggressively to protect the rights of victims after they have been harmed in a serious collision. Pedestrians may find that they are eligible for a wide array of damages after an accident that is not their fault. We will help you every step of the way. Please contact our attorneys in Florida immediately at (904) 638-7712.
Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.
Disclaimer: As members of the local Jacksonville and broader Florida community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. You should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.