Jacksonville, FL – 1 Killed in Fatal Collision on FL-9A Near Merrill RdJacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (April 15, 2020) – Around 7 a.m. this morning, a fatal collision identified as a chain-reaction crash took place on FL-9A around the area of Merrill Road.
A vehicle was traveling northbound at the base of the Dames Point Bridge when it suddenly crossed into the southbound lanes of traffic and struck three other vehicles. One of those vehicles was identified as a Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office SUV.
Police are not yet sure of the circumstances that caused the driver to veer into the other lane of traffic. One person was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident while two others were injured. They are expected to be okay.
The roadway was closed down in the area for a period of time.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Florida
Chain-reaction collisions lead to a variety of fatalities on highways each year in the state of Florida. In just one year’s time in Florida, approximately 2,947 people lost their lives in these horrific accidents that occur for many reasons. Losing somebody closest to you can take a huge toll on your life. It is imperative that you speak with a wrongful death attorney in Florida.
Our accident attorneys at Sheftall & Associates are dedicated to helping you through one of the most difficult times in your life. We understand how overwhelming the aftermath of a car accident can be both emotionally and financially. If you have suffered losses, you might wonder where you can turn. Please contact our law firm in Florida at (904) 575-9026 to find out how we can assist you.
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