Jacksonville Accident News
Middleburg, FL – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Co Rd 218
Middleburg, FL (November 1, 2019) – This morning around 5:30 a.m., one individual was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident on County Road 218 in Middleburg.
The Florida Highway Patrol has been working on its investigation since early this morning.FHP worked the scene of the accident for several hours and eventually reopened the road at around 10 a.m.
Police claim that a Nissan 350Z was involved in the accident and struck a pedestrian for reasons that are still under investigation.
According to authorities, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The victim has not yet been identified at this time.
All transportation for the Wilkinson Elementary School was canceled due to the closure of the roadway.
No other details have been released but the investigation of the accident is currently ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Pedestrian accidents continue to increase on Jacksonville roads. In fact, in 2016 through research that was conducted in the city, approximately 35 pedestrian fatalities took place throughout the entire year. Many pedestrian accidents continue to happen because of negligent drivers on our roads who are not watching out for vulnerable pedestrians. Unfortunately, victims continue to lose their lives and families are placed in a difficult scenario after pedestrian-related collisions, which is why there is a need for skilled wrongful death attorneys in Florida.
At Sheftall & Associates, our attorneys have dedicated their legal careers to helping injured victims in and around Jacksonville get the compensation they are entitled to for their injuries and losses caused by the careless, reckless, or negligent actions of another driver. Our skilled attorneys take pride in helping injured victims and their families through one of the most challenging times in their lives. If you were injured or someone you love lost their lives in a pedestrian accident and you have questions, we can help. Call our personal injury lawyers today to schedule a free consultation. We offer aggressive advocacy and compassionate support when you need it most. Please contact our Florida law firm at (904) 638-7712.
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