Jacksonville, FL – Child Hit in Pedestrian Accident at 103rd St IntersectionSheftall Law
Jacksonville, FL (February 19, 2020) – On Tuesday afternoon, a child was injured in a pedestrian accident at the intersection of 103rd Street and Connie Jean Road.
The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department did not yet identify the age of the child but said that the child wandered into the street in that area, where they were struck by a passenger vehicle.
The child was taken to the hospital but their condition is not immediately known.
At this time, the investigation into the accident is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads. Between the years 2008 and 2017, it was reported that there were approximately 5,433 pedestrians killed and tens of thousands injured in Florida pedestrian accidents. These accidents commonly occur when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads before them. If you have been harmed in one of these accidents, it is imperative that you seek the help of a personal injury attorney in Florida.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys understand how devastating a pedestrian accident can be and the impact it can have on your life. These accidents can affect victims physically, emotionally, and financially for many years to come. If you have been harmed in an accident that is not your fault, please contact our law firm at (904) 638-7712 for assistance.
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