Jacksonville, FL – 1 Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on US-90Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (May 3, 2020) – Around 12:10 a.m. this morning, one person was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident on US-90 in Jacksonville.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office confirmed that the accident took place as the pedestrian was crossing the street on US-90 just east of Peach Drive.
The pedestrian was described as an adult male and died at the scene of the accident. The driver of the vehicle that struck him stayed at the scene to cooperate with the investigation.
Police continue their investigation into the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
In 2016 alone, approximately 35 pedestrians lost their lives in fatal pedestrian accidents while hundreds more were killed within the entirety of the state. Far too often, these events occur when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. These accidents cause enormous risks to pedestrians, who are the most vulnerable victims on our roadways. Speaking with a wrongful death attorney might be the best way for a family to move forward with a personal injury claim during these trying times.
At Sheftall & Associates, we understand how dire of a situation your family might be in as you grieve and attempt to recover compensation for your losses. We are passionate about protecting the rights of families as they navigate the legal system for the first time. You have many rights to compensation under the law and should not stand alone. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Florida soon after your accident at (904) 575-9026 for more information.
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