Callahan, FL – Teen Injured in ATV Accident on Sandy Ford RdJacksonville Accident News
Callahan, FL (April 4, 2020) – On Thursday afternoon, April 2, a teen was injured in an ATV accident around 4:30 p.m. in Callahan.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the collision took place when a driver and two passengers, all identified as teens, were on a 2006 Yamaha ATV traveling north on Sandy Ford Road. They were close to the area of Daybreak Drive when the driver started to lose control.
A 15-year-old boy who was a passenger on the ATV then fell off the back, striking his head forcefully on the paved roadway.
Police confirmed that the teen was taken to UF Health Jacksonville with critical injuries. The other teens were identified as a 15-year-old and 17-year-old and they were not injured.
At this time, the investigation into the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
ATV Accidents in Florida
Though ATV accidents do not typically happen as commonly as other accidents in Florida, they are among some of the most severe. These accidents lead to serious injuries including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, and many other serious and life-altering injuries. Many victims wonder how they will move forward after one of these accidents, which is why it is imperative to have a personal injury attorney on your side every step of the way.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys understand how difficult it can be to face a personal injury claim alone, which is why we are here to offer our assistance. This is especially true in cases where a child is injured and a parent is left wondering what options they have. Please contact our law firm at (904) 638-7712 for more information on how we can assist you.
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