Jacksonville Accident News
Orange Park, FL – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Blanding Blvd
Orange Park, FL (January 18, 2020) – Last night around 9:00 p.m., a fatal pedestrian accident took place at the intersection of Blanding and Blairmore Boulevards.
The Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that a pedestrian was killed and a driver was injured in the accident.
Harvey Bruner, 54, was attempting to cross Blanding when he was struck by a black Chevrolet driving southbound. Bruner was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
The driver was taken to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads, which means that they are prone to the worst injuries. In 2016 in Jacksonville alone, 35 pedestrians lost their lives and hundreds more within the state were killed in that year. Family members might wonder how they can move forward after they have lost a loved one in a serious collision. Their first step should be to speak with a wrongful death attorney in their time of need.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys have dedicated ourselves to assisting the victims of serious collisions. We understand how overwhelming these accidents can be on emotional and financial levels and wish to offer our support to those in need. You have many rights and options under the law. Please contact our skilled accident attorneys at (904) 638-7712 to find out what options are available for you.
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