Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL – Woman Struck & Killed on I-95
Jacksonville, FL (January 29, 2020) – A pedestrian accident on Tuesday evening claimed one woman’s life. On January 28, authorities responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 95.
Reports indicate that at around 9 p.m., Beverly Covington was walking down the interstate when she was struck by a Chevrolet Impala. The impact of the collision caused her to fly into the median of the roadway.
Sadly, Ms. Covington sustained fatal injuries in the accident and was declared deceased at the scene.
At this time, police are investigating.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Ms. Beverly Covington at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Statistics show that more than 6,200 pedestrians lose their lives in collisions through the United States each year. Unfortunately, more than 500 of those killed each year are involved in accidents hear in Florida. These horrific and unimaginable accidents often leave families devastated. In some cases, families can contact a wrongful death attorney in Florida to protect their legal rights.
At Sheftall & Associates, our pedestrian accident attorneys in Florida understand the overwhelming consequences families face after losing loved ones. For this 43ason, we work diligently to ensure families collect the maximum amount of compensation available for funeral services, lost wages, and more. If your loved one lost their life in an accident, due to another person's negligence, contact our personal injury attorneys in Florida at (904) 638-7712 to see how our team can help you.
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