Jacksonville, FL – Fatal Pedestrian Accident at Southside BlvdSheftall Law
Jacksonville, FL (January 3, 2020) – Last afternoon around 2 p.m., police responded to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident at Southside Boulevard and Gate Parkway in Jacksonville.
According to police, the collision took place at the intersection when a 64-year-old woman was struck and killed by a pickup truck. The Florida Highway Patrol responded.
The pedestrian was identified as Carrie Bier, who was crossing in the crosswalk when she was struck by the pickup truck. She was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
The 49-year-old driver of the truck stayed at the scene of the accident.
No charges have been filed but police continue their investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Pedestrian accidents continue to take place on Florida roads every single day. In 2016, a total of 35 pedestrian fatalities took place on Jacksonville roads due to the negligence of others. Losing a loved one to one of these accidents can be incredibly challenging and leave a family wondering where they can turn for options. There are many protections for families at this time. It is important that they speak with a wrongful death attorney immediately.
At Sheftall & Associates, our dedicated and compassionate attorneys continue to assist victims in their time of need after they have suffered losses after an accident. Our skilled attorneys take pride in helping victims obtain compensation for aspects like lost wages, medical bills, funeral costs, and more. If you have lost someone you know in an accident that was not your fault, please contact our law firm in Florida at 904-647-2296 for more information on your rights moving forward.
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