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Jacksonville, FL – Fatal Collision at New Kings Rd and Dunn Ave

Jacksonville, FL (January 9, 2020) – Last night, emergency responders were dispatched to the scene of a serious fatal collision at a Jacksonville intersection.

According to authorities, the collision took place at the intersection of New Kings Road and Dunn Avenue in Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department was dispatched to the scene where they located one person who was trapped inside the vehicle.

Police have since confirmed that one person was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident and one was taken to the hospital with injuries.

It has since been discovered that the driver had a medical emergency and lost control of the vehicle, causing them to drive into the other lane of traffic where they crashed near the Trout River.

No other details have been provided but the investigation is currently ongoing.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Fatal Accidents in Florida 

Over 2,900 fatal accidents occur in Florida every year due to the negligence of others. The aftermath of a fatal accident can have a huge impact on a surviving family’s lives. They might wonder how they can hold a party liable for negligent acts like distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. It is crucial that family members speak with a wrongful death attorney immediately following an accident.

At Sheftall & Associates, our skilled attorneys understand the many laws that dictate these claims and have helped many navigate the legal system for the first time. We understand the financial and emotional turmoil one of these accidents can have on a family’s lives and wish to assist you in your time of need. If you have lost a loved one due to reckless acts, please contact our skilled law firm at 904-647-2296 for more information.

Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.

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.