Elkton, FL – Man Killed in Fatal Truck Accident on I-95Jacksonville Accident News
Elkton, FL (July 3, 2020) – Around 3:30 a.m. this morning, a man was killed in a fatal truck accident that took place on I-95 in Elkton.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the collision took place when a sedan and semi-truck collided with one another in the early morning hours for reasons that are not yet known. The crash took place on I-95 in the area of FL-206.
Police have confirmed only that the accident was a rear-end collision that led to severe damages in both vehicles.
The driver of the sedan, identified only as a 26-year-old man from Tallahassee, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The driver of the truck was identified as a 32-year-old man from Jacksonville who was not injured due to the accident.
The accident closed the northbound lanes of the highway in the area for approximately seven hours this morning, which led to immense delays.
No further details have been provided but the investigation is currently ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Truck Accidents in Florida
Florida sees more truck accidents than many other states in the U.S. In just 2016 alone, it was reported that approximately 41,000 accidents took place involving large trucks, with many leading to injuries and fatalities. Because trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, they are capable of causing some of the most catastrophic harm. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one in a Florida truck accident, it is essential that you and your family speak with a wrongful death attorney immediately.
For years, our accident attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have assisted those who have lost somebody close to them in horrific truck accidents. We are passionate about defending your family’s rights as you work toward necessary compensation. You may find that you are eligible for aspects like lost wages, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida at (904) 569-6025 for the help you deserve.
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