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St. Augustine, FL – Pedestrian Accident Involving Train at Palmer St
St. Augustine, FL (March 19, 2020) – Early this morning, a woman was struck by a train in a pedestrian accident that took place near a St. Augustine intersection.
Police confirmed that the woman was struck near the intersection of King Street and Palmer Street. The train came to a stop and remained there for several hours following the collision.
The woman survived the accident but was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. Her current condition is not yet known.
Police closed down the intersection for a period of time and are still working on their investigation currently.
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 pedestrians lost their lives in horrific accidents and many more were hospitalized with injuries. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads who cause the worst harm. You have a right to compensation if you believe that another party is at fault for your accident but should always speak with a personal injury attorney.
Our attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have diligently worked to ensure that the victim’s rights are protected after a serious accident. We want to ensure that you gain full and fair compensation for a wide array of losses in your time of need. If you have been harmed and wonder where you can turn, please contact our accident attorneys at (904) 638-7712 for more information on your legal options.
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