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Orange Park, FL – Pedestrian Accident at Blanding and Blairmore Blvds
Orange Park, FL (February 20, 2020) – On Wednesday evening, February 19, a pedestrian accident took place around 7:30 p.m. at a local intersection in Orange Park.
The Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that the collision took place when a truck was traveling southbound near the intersection of Blanding Boulevard and Blairmore Boulevard when the driver struck a pedestrian.
The driver of the truck stopped at the scene of the accident and started to render aid to the victim. They were then transported to Orange Park Medical Center for treatment of their injuries.
Two southbound lanes of traffic were closed down for a period of time.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Between the years 2008 and 2017, approximately 5,433 pedestrian fatalities took place due to the negligence of others in Florida, and tens of thousands of victims were hospitalized in these accidents. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads who are prone to some of the worst harm. Our Florida personal injury attorneys are here to help you through one of the most difficult times in your life.
At Sheftall & Associates, our skilled and compassionate attorneys have diligently assisted victims and protected their rights after a serious accident. We understand how overwhelming these accidents can be both physically and financially. You have a right to compensation for a variety of different aspects. Please contact our accident attorneys at (904) 638-7712 for more information on your legal options.
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