Fruit Cove, FL – Fatal Truck Accident at Race Track Rd IntersectionJacksonville Accident News
Fruit Cove, FL (July 6, 2020) – Around 12:15 p.m. this afternoon, a fatal truck accident involving a tractor took place in Fruit Cove.
According to police, the accident took place when a tractor and a milk truck were traveling west on Race Track Road around the area of Bishop Estates Road. For reasons that are not yet known, the truck struck the tractor from behind.
The tractor immediately tipped over, which killed the driver of the tractor immediately. An older lady at the scene attempted to give the driver CPR but was unable to save him.
The driver of the milk truck continued onward and into the wrong lane of traffic, where the driver then struck a tree. The driver was alert and not seriously injured.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Truck Accidents in Florida
In just 2016, it was reported that approximately 41,000 truck accidents took place within the state of Florida. Hundreds of victims lose their lives every year due to truck accidents and many more will be hospitalized with injuries. Because of the size of these large vehicles, they are capable of causing catastrophic harm. If you have lost somebody you love in a Florida truck accident, it is essential that you speak with a wrongful death attorney who can help you every step of the way.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys are dedicated to helping family members who have suffered some of the most traumatic losses due to an accident. We are passionate about helping you work toward the compensation you deserve as you grieve your losses. If you have lost somebody close to you, please do not hesitate to contact a Florida truck accident attorney at (904) 569-6025 for more information on your options.
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