Interlachen, FL – Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident at Fowler St and Guy AveJacksonville Accident News
Interlachen, FL (May 16, 2020) – Around 9:33 p.m. last night, May 15, Florida Highway Patrol assisted at the scene of a hit-and-run pedestrian accident in Interlachen.
Police came across an unidentified pedestrian at the intersection of Fowler Street and Guy Avenue last night. They have since determined that a green Dodge Durango was traveling west on Fowler and struck the pedestrian, then fleeing the scene without stopping.
Officers were able to determine that a passenger-side mirror left at the scene came from the vehicle that struck the victim.
The pedestrian was immediately taken to a local hospital in critical condition but their status is not yet known.
The investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Pedestrians are known for commonly receiving some of the most catastrophic injuries in the midst of an accident. This is due to the fact that they do not have the same protections as others who share our roadways. Between 2008 and 2017, research showed that approximately 5,433 pedestrians lost their lives and many others were hospitalized due to these horrific accidents. If you have suffered losses due to a pedestrian accident, it is crucial that you seek the help of a Florida personal injury attorney immediately.
Our accident attorneys in Florida have diligently assisted injured victims in the midst of their personal injury claims. At Sheftall & Associates, we will stop at nothing to ensure that you are listened to and have evidence on your side to prove that another party is at fault for your accident. You have options and should not have to defend yourself as you recover. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Florida at (904) 575-9026 to find out how we can help.
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