Jacksonville, FL – Fatal Pedestrian Accident in NB Lanes of I-95Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (April 12, 2020) – Around 6:26 a.m. yesterday morning, April 12, a fatal pedestrian accident took place in Jacksonville.
Authorities with the Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that the collision took place in the northbound lanes of I-95. A 75-year-old man from New York was driving his 2000 Mercedes when he suddenly struck a pedestrian on the highway.
FHP confirmed that paramedics were called to the scene but the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver and his passenger, identified as a 73-year-old woman, were not injured in the accident.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of 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 just one recent year’s time in Jacksonville alone, over 35 pedestrians lost their lives in serious collisions. When drivers are not paying attention to the roads around them, pedestrians lose their lives easily. Many of these accidents can be prevented. Since pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roadways, they are prone to some of the worst harm. It is imperative that victims speak with a wrongful death attorney in Florida in their time of need.
At Sheftall & Associates, we are dedicated to helping those in need after they have suffered enormous losses in an accident. You have a right to compensation that will cover aspects like pain and suffering, funeral costs, and many other aspects. Please contact our law firm at (904) 575-9026 for the help you deserve.
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