Jacksonville, FL – Hit-and-Run Bicycle Accident Leads to Fatality on FL-228Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (June 4, 2020) – Around 9:45 p.m. last night, a hit-and-run bicycle accident took the life of a victim in Jacksonville.
The accident, according to police, took place at 10100 FL-228 (Normandy Boulevard). Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that a dark green Ford Explorer with a roof rack struck the bicyclist and then fled the scene. The driver has not yet been found.
The bicyclist was identified only as a 66-year-old man from Jacksonville who was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. His name has not yet been released.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Bicycle Accidents in Florida
Many bicycle accidents in Florida can be prevented when drivers pay close attention to the roads around them. However, in just one year’s time, hundreds of bicyclists will lose their lives in Florida bicycle accidents. Some of these accidents occur due to hit-and-run drivers who flee the scene of the accident. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one in a bicycle accident, it is important that you speak with a wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
At Sheftall & Associates, our personal injury attorneys work to defend the rights of families who have suffered some of the most excruciating losses due to an accident. We will help you work toward justice and compensation for aspects like funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more in your case. You have many rights and should never stand alone at this time. Please contact a Florida accident attorney at (904) 575-9026 for more information on your legal options moving forward.
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