Jacksonville, FL – Man Killed in Fatal Rollover Accident on I-295Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (July 19, 2020) – Last evening, a man was killed in a fatal rollover accident that took place on a highway in Jacksonville.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident took place when a Ford pickup truck was traveling northbound on I-295 around the area of 103rd Street. A Toyota Sedan was headed in the same direction but in a different lane while a Nissan pickup truck was in yet another lane traveling in the same direction.
The Ford pickup truck switched lanes and, for reasons that are not yet known, the pickup truck and the Toyota collided. This caused the driver of the Ford to lose control, which caused an accident between the truck and the Nissan. Police confirmed that both the Ford and Nissan veered off the side of the road and overturned in a ditch.
The driver of the Ford was identified as a 54-year-old man from Jacksonville, who tragically passed away at the scene.
The driver of the Nissan was identified as a 38-year-old woman from Jacksonville and the driver of the Toyota was identified as a 21-year-old man from Jacksonville. They both suffered from minor injuries.
All northbound lanes of the highway were closed down in the area for several hours as police worked on clearing the scene. Their investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Florida
In one year’s time in the entire state of Florida, it was determined that over 3,000 people lose their lives in horrific car accidents. Approximately 2% of these accidents are rollovers, which are some of the most catastrophic accidents on our roads due to the force involved. Fatal accidents can impact many individuals, especially the family and friends of those who unexpectedly lost a loved one due to the negligence of another party.
Because the aftermath of a fatal accident is not always an easy thing to handle, families should be prepared for these moments and what choices they will make. Saying goodbye to somebody close to you is not an easy thing to do, which is why you should always have a skilled wrongful death attorney on your side. If you have suffered from these devastating losses, you should not try to handle a claim on your own because you might miss out on financial opportunities that can help you back on your feet as you grieve.
Though no amount of money can make up for the loss of a loved one, our personal injury attorneys at Sheftall & Associates are here to support you after you have suffered losses in a fatal accident. We will help you work toward compensation so that you can lower your stress as you grieve and attempt to move forward with your life. If you have lost a loved one in an accident and you are unsure of where to turn, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida immediately at (904) 569-6025.
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