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Common Types of Bicycle Accidents and How to Prevent Them

Jacksonville Beach, FL – Hit-and-Run Crash at 1st St and 5th Ave

Jacksonville Beach, FL (February 26, 2020) – Police in Jacksonville Beach are searching for a driver responsible for a hit-and-run crash at 1st Street and 5th Avenue.

The accident took place around 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, February 25. Police confirmed that a newer silver Dodge Charger struck a bicyclist at the intersection.

The driver fled the scene, leaving the bicyclist on the ground. The bicyclist suffered from injuries but they are expected to make a recovery.

Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident at this time.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Bicycle Accidents in Florida

Bicycle accidents are some of the most devastating accidents on Florida roads due to the fact that bicyclists have few protections from harm. This means that they are prone to some of the worst injuries like spinal cord injuries, internal organ damage, road rash, and many other injuries. Speaking with a bicycle accident attorney can put your claim in perspective and answer any questions you have.

At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys understand that you are likely feeling overwhelmed after a serious bicycle accident. When you know that another party is at fault for your accident, you might wonder how you can compensate for a wide array of aspects. Please contact our accident attorneys at 904-647-2296 for the help you deserve.

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Disclaimer: As members of the local Jacksonville and broader Florida community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. You should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.