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Ponte Vedra Beach, FL – 1 Killed in Fatal Crash at Florida A1A Intersection
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL (February 18, 2020) – Around 7 p.m. last evening, February 17, one person was killed in a fatal crash at the intersection of Florida A1A and L’Atrium Drive.
Police confirmed that 74-year-old David Sparrow was driving his Toyota Prius south when he attempted to make a left turn onto L’Atrium. A northbound Lexus struck the passenger’s side of Sparrow’s vehicle, where 82-year-old Sarita May was sitting.
The Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that May died at the scene of the accident. Sparrow was hospitalized with serious injuries.
According to police, the Lexus overturned and struck a pole. Its driver was also hospitalized but with minor injuries.
Charges are pending and the investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Florida
In one recent year in Florida, over 2,900 fatal accidents took place on our roads due to the negligence of others. The unfortunate truth is that many of these accidents are easily prevented. Losing a loved one is never an easy thing to face and something that you should never do on your own. With the help of a wrongful death attorney, you can move forward after these devastating times.
Our skilled attorneys at Sheftall & Associates understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of an accident on your own. This is especially true when a family member has lost somebody close to them in a horrific accident. These accidents can greatly impact victims on both emotional and financial levels. Please contact our attorneys in Florida at (904) 638-7712 to find out how we can assist you.
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