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Jacksonville, FL – Motorcycle Accident on Dunn Ave Leads to Fatality

Jacksonville, FL (March 2, 2020) – Around 2:45 p.m., a 54-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a motorcycle accident on Dunn Avenue in Jacksonville.

The Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that the motorcyclist, identified as John Mason, was headed west on the roadway when a Chevy Silverado turned left into the path of the motorcyclist. The motorcycle ran into the left side of the truck.

The motorcyclist was taken to UF Health Jacksonville but he ultimately succumbed from his injuries.

The driver of the truck was identified as a 17-year-old. He had an 18-year-old passenger in the vehicle with him but neither were injured. The driver was charged with failing to yield to the motorcyclist.

The roadway was closed down for a period of time. An investigation is currently ongoing.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Motorcycle Accidents in Florida

Motorcyclists are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads and prone to some of the worst harm in the event of an accident. In just 2016, it was estimated that approximately 10,000 motorcyclists were either killed or injured in accidents due to the negligence of others. If you have lost somebody you love in one of these accidents, you should always speak with a motorcycle accident attorney in your time of need.

At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a collision where a loved one’s life has been taken. Nobody wants to have to say goodbye to a loved one due to an accident that could have been prevented. If you have suffered these losses, please contact our accident attorneys in Florida for the help you deserve at 904-647-2296.

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