Jacksonville, FL – Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident on US-90Sheftall Law
Jacksonville, FL (February 25, 2020) – On Monday evening, February 24, a hit-and-run pedestrian accident led to a fatality on US-90 in Jacksonville.
Trooper confirmed that the male pedestrian was walking across the westbound lanes of traffic at 7:10 p.m. when he was struck by a white Toyota pickup truck traveling west. The driver of the pickup truck fled the scene after striking the pedestrian.
Police confirmed that the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Highway Patrol continues to search for the pickup truck driver and continues its investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
It was estimated that, between the years 2006 and 2016, over 1,800 people were involved in hit-and-run accidents in Florida. These accidents take place due to the negligence of hit-and-run drivers who are breaking the law through their negligent actions. If you have lost someone close to you in a serious accident, you should always be prepared to speak with a wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys have assisted numerous victims on their path toward compensation after suffering extensive losses. We understand that nothing is as overwhelming and devastating as suffering the loss of somebody you love. If you have suffered these losses, please contact our accident attorneys at 904-647-2296 for more information on your legal options moving forward.
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