Hastings, FL – Pedestrian Accident at Old Hastings Rd IntersectionSheftall Law
Hastings, FL (March 22, 2020) – Last night, March 21, two people were struck in a pedestrian accident at Old Hastings Road in Hastings.
The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office responded to the collision where they found that two pedestrians, one of which was in a wheelchair, were struck by a passing vehicle at Old Hastings Road and Old Moultrie Road.
The victims were both hospitalized but are expected to recover from their injuries. Meanwhile, the driver who struck them fled the scene.
Police confirmed that the vehicle involved was a maroon vehicle with damage on its right passenger side.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Between 2008 and 2017, reports showed that 5,433 pedestrian accidents took place in Florida, some of which involved hit-and-runs. Pedestrians are at a high risk of catastrophic and severe injuries due to the fact that they have no protection from harm. Being harmed in a pedestrian accident can have a huge impact on your life. As such, you should always seek the help of a personal injury attorney to help you during this difficult time.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a collision in your time of need. These accidents can be overwhelming on physical and financial levels and will leave you with many questions as you navigate the legal system. If you have been harmed, please contact our attorneys in Florida for the help you deserve at 904-647-2296.
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