Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL – Serious Pedestrian Accident on 103rd St
Jacksonville, FL (December 20, 2019) – Last night, December 19, police responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident at 9300 103rd Street in Jacksonville.
The accident took place when an adult male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. The pedestrian allegedly sustained life-threatening injuries and his condition is not yet known.
The westbound lanes of the roadway were closed down while rescue crews and investigators responded to the scene around 6:50 p.m.
At this time, the Florida Highway Patrol continues to investigate.
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 pedestrians lost their lives in Florida accidents, while thousands more were hospitalized. Pedestrians are prone to some of the most severe injuries such as spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, and more. When drivers are not paying close attention to the roadways, these accidents are more likely to happen. Our Florida personal injury attorneys are here to offer our support to you.
Though pedestrian accidents have decreased over the years, we understand how quickly and unexpectedly they can occur. This is why our attorneys at Sheftall & Associates are here to help you during this challenging time as you work toward compensation for your losses. We are dedicated to every step of your claim. Please contact our law firm in Florida for the help you deserve at (904) 638-7712.
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