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San Mateo, FL – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on US-17 Near Boundry Rd

Jacksonville, FL – Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident at N Main St Intersection

Jacksonville, FL (May 24, 2020) – Around 2 a.m. this morning, police were called to the scene of a hit-and-run pedestrian accident in Jacksonville.

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene early this morning, which took place at the intersection of North Main Street and 61st Street. While there, they discovered that a woman’s lifeless body was lying in the median of the roadway.

Police were able to determine through their initial investigation that the woman was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene. They have not released any information on the responsible driver. However, they did discover car debris nearby.

The woman, who has not yet been formally identified, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

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 

Jacksonville, FL – Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident at N Main St IntersectionBetween the years 2008 and 2017, it was determined that more than 5,400 pedestrians lost their lives in horrific accidents in Florida. Many of these tragic accidents are caused by hit-and-run drivers and lead to extensive and catastrophic harm in victims. Being faced with a fatal collision can be incredibly stressful for families, especially when these accidents happen unexpectedly due to reckless actions. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one in a fatal pedestrian accident in Florida, it is essential that you seek the immediate help of a wrongful death attorney.

At Sheftall & Associates, our personal injury attorneys have diligently worked to help victims move forward after one of the most distressing times in their lives. We understand how chaotic it can be to face the aftermath of a fatal collision and want you to understand that you have many options for recovery. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Florida to get started on your claim at (904) 575-9026.

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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.