Jacksonville, FL – Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Mayo RdSheftall Law
Jacksonville, FL (December 9, 2019) – On one day over the weekend in the evening hours, a fatal pedestrian crash took place on Mayo Road in Jacksonville.
Police claim that a woman in a Chevrolet Camaro pulled to the side of the roadway after being involved in a crash. The woman, who was identified as a 33-year-old, then exited her vehicle to speak with the other driver involved in the collision. On her way back to her vehicle, she was struck by a Chevrolet Cruze.
The driver of the Cruze spoke with police and told them that it was difficult to see anybody on the road due to bad lighting.
According to police, the victim was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The driver of the Cruze was identified as a 17-year-old girl.
Charges are currently pending.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Pedestrian accidents are some of the most severe accidents on our roads due to the fact that pedestrians are the most vulnerable parties who share our roadways. In 2016 alone, over 35 pedestrian fatalities took place in Jacksonville alone. The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can be a daunting time for a family who suffers the financial aspects of a collision. It is important that you speak with a wrongful death attorney immediately following an accident.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys have worked compassionately to protect the rights of victims who have lost loved ones in serious collisions. When another party acts in a negligent manner and it leads to the death of a loved one, it is important that you move forward immediately so that you can obtain compensation for a variety of aspects. Please contact our law firm in Florida at (904) 638-7712 for more information on how we can help.
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