Jacksonville, FL – Motorcycle Accident at 118th St IntersectionSheftall Law
Jacksonville, FL (January 26, 2020) – Last night, a serious motorcycle accident took place at the intersection of 118th Street and Blanding Boulevard in Jacksonville.
The collision occurred when a pickup truck ran into the back of a motorcycle for reasons that are not yet known.
The motorcyclist was allegedly injured and taken to the hospital but their condition is not yet known.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office closed all southbound lanes of Blanding Boulevard for several hours while they cleared the scene. Their investigation is currently ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Florida
In 2016 alone, it was reported that approximately 10,331 motorcycle accidents took place on Florida roads, a large majority of which ended in injuries. Motorcyclists are at risk of having serious injuries result from these accidents due to the fact that they have few protections from harm. Because the aftermath of one of these accidents can be a challenging thing to face on your own, you should always be prepared to speak with a motorcycle accident attorney in Florida.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys understand how overwhelming the aftermath of a motorcycle accident with injuries can be, especially physically and financially. As you attempt to recover, you may be met with many challenges that stand in your way. Luckily, you have many options for recovery. Please contact our accident attorneys at (904) 638-7712 for the help you deserve in your time of need.
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