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Jacksonville, FL – Man Killed in State Rd 13 (FL-13) Collision

Jacksonville, FL (January 1, 2019) – A motor vehicle accident on SR-13 claimed one man’s life on Thursday.

On December 26, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on SR-13 just south of Roberts Road.

Reports from authorities indicate that 24-year-old John Fitzgerald Johnson was traveling south along SR-13 when his motorcycle collided with a truck.

Johnson sustained fatal injuries in the collision. Sadly, he was declared deceased at the scene.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of John Fitzgerald Johnson at this time.

Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Florida

According to statistics, more than 600 people lose their lives in motorcycle accidents across Florida each year. Sadly, these incidents add up to more than 5,200 victims losing their lives in these unimaginable collisions across the nation. Motorcyclists are generally unprotected against the impact of motor vehicles, which means they are more likely to incur devastating injuries in motorcycle accidents in Jacksonville. The aftermath of a collision can be challenging for grieving families, who are often left to bear the costs of funeral services and lost wages. It is imperative that they reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Florida as soon as possible to protect their legal rights.

We at Sheftall & Associates have extensive experience helping grieving families handle even some of the most complex legal claims surrounding their loved one’s fatal accidents. Our motorcycle accident attorneys in Jacksonville firmly believe families should not have to face these challenges alone. Our team has decades of experience that ensures clients are able to get the justice they deserve for their loved ones. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Florida at 904-647-2296 to protect your legal rights today.

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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.