Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL – Six Injured in Motorcycle Accident on Philips Hwy
Jacksonville, FL (November 3, 2019) – This past week, six people were injured in a motorcycle accident on Philips Highway, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The Harley-Davidson motorcycle was being driven by a 25-year-old man who was riding in the southbound when he was hit by a 2015 Chevy Cruze. The Cruze was being driven by a 26-year-old from Jacksonville.
The motorcyclist was seriously injured in the crash. His injuries were said to be life-threatening in nature. He was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital. There was a 51-year-old passenger on the motorcycle who was also injured and was taken to the hospital for additional treatment.
The driver and passengers in the Chevy, including two children who were five years of age, were all treated at the scene of the collision.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Florida
In Florida, statistics were taken that showed a total of 10,331 motorcycle accidents occurred in 2016 alone. Approximately 8,256 injuries stemmed from these accidents as well as 515 rider fatalities. Motorcycle accidents are some of the most severe accidents and capable of causing the most catastrophic injuries because motorcyclists have absolutely no protection from the massive passenger vehicles. Being injured in a Florida motorcycle accident might be one of the most challenging things that you ever faced as you get back on your feet, which is why you should always speak with a skilled attorney.
At Sheftall & Associates, our personal injury attorneys understand how difficult it can be to move forward after a serious accident. Many victims are unaware that there are options available for them when it comes to recovery. By speaking with an attorney, you can move forward and receive the compensation you deserve. Please contact us for more information on your claim at (904) 638-7712.
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