Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL – Pedestrian Accident with Injuries on Western Way
Jacksonville, FL (January 19, 2020) – Around 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 18th, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a serious pedestrian accident.
According to authorities, the collision took place on Western Way on the Southside of Jacksonville. Officers confirmed that a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle.
The pedestrian was taken to the hospital but their injuries were not considered to be life-threatening.
Police blocked off both lanes of traffic in the area. The investigation is currently ongoing.
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, it was reported that approximately 5,433 pedestrian fatalities took place within the state of Florida, with many more leading to injuries. Some of the most common and severe types of injuries stemming from these accidents include spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, fractures, burns, and more. Facing the aftermath of a pedestrian accident can be a challenging time, especially when a pedestrian is faced with injuries they have never experienced before. It is essential that they speak with a skilled personal injury attorney in their time of need.
Our accident attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have worked diligently to ensure that victims receive the compensation they deserve after an accident that is not their fault. We understand that these accidents are overwhelming on physical and financial levels. You have many rights to compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please contact our accident attorneys for more information at (904) 638-7712.
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