Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL – Pedestrian Accident at Julia St and Forsyth St
Jacksonville, FL (January 30, 2020) – Early Friday, a serious pedestrian accident took place at the intersection of Julia Street and Forsyth Street in Jacksonville.
According to authorities, the collision took place when a man was walking through the intersection when he was suddenly struck by a Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.
Video surveillance taken at the scene of the accident showed the man allegedly had the right-of-way. The driver of the truck got out so that they could render aid to the male pedestrian. He was allegedly lying down in a pool of blood.
The pedestrian was rushed to the hospital where he was treated in the intensive care unit.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the collision at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Between the years 2008 and 2017, approximately 5,433 pedestrian fatalities took place in Florida, and thousands were badly injured. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads due to the fact that they have no protection from harm. Because of this, catastrophic results tend to occur. It is important that victims have options moving forward after an accident that is not their fault. This is why it is imperative for them to seek the help of a personal injury attorney.
Our attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have years of experience helping victims work toward the compensation they deserve after a serious accident. Our aggressive attorneys work diligently to ensure that victim’s rights are being protected every step of the way. We will help you during this difficult time. Please contact our accident attorneys in Florida immediately at (904) 638-7712.
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