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Nassau County, FL – ATV Accident Leads to Fatality
Nassau County, FL (December 1, 2019) – Around 4:40 p.m. yesterday, November 30, police responded to the scene of an ATV accident in Nassau County.
According to police, the accident took place in an unidentified area of Nassau County. The accident took place on a back road.
Police confirmed that an ATV was carrying three people when it suddenly lost control and crashed into a brick mailbox. An 18-year-old named Donovan Parker from Bryceville was killed at the scene of the accident. A 16-year-old was taken to UF Health in serious condition.
No other details have since been released. Police continue their investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
ATV Accidents in Florida
Fatal accidents occur in Florida every year. In fact, in just one recent year, approximately 2,947 fatal accidents took place. Though ATV accidents do not happen as commonly as other types of accidents, they still continue to take lives due to the lack of protection in these vehicles. The aftermath of a fatal accident can be a difficult thing to face, which is why it is important to speak with a wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
Our attorneys at Sheftall & Associates understand how overwhelming and challenging it can be to face the aftermath of a fatal accident. This is especially true for families who suffer due to the outright recklessness of others. We provide personalized representation to you and your family as you navigate the legal system and work on behalf of a loved one who has lost their life. Please contact our accident attorneys as soon as possible to find out what options you have at (904) 638-7712.
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