Jacksonville Beach, FL – Pedestrian Accident at 10th Ave IntersectionJacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville Beach, FL (April 18, 2020) – Police confirmed that a woman was seriously injured in a pedestrian accident at a Jacksonville Beach intersection.
The Jacksonville Beach Police Department responded to the scene of the collision at the intersection of 1st Street and 10th Avenue.
A woman was jogging near the intersection when she was suddenly struck by a vehicle. Police officers and a trauma surgeon just so happened to be at the scene of the accident and helped to lift the vehicle off of the victim.
The woman, who has not yet been identified, was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
The driver remained at the scene of the accident and helped to assist police in the investigation. Their investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Pedestrians are catastrophically and fatally injured in accidents every year in Florida. Between the years 2008 and 2017, approximately 5,433 pedestrian accidents took place in the state of Florida. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads, which makes them prone to some of the worst harm in the event of an accident. If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident and wonder where you should turn, it is imperative that you should speak with a personal injury attorney in your time of need.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys understand how overwhelming the aftermath of a pedestrian accident can be. They can impact you physically and financially as you attempt to get back on your feet during these dire times. If you have been harmed and you are unsure of where you can turn, please contact our law firm in Florida for more information at (904) 575-9026.
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