Jacksonville, FL – Pedestrian Accident Involving Train at Post StSheftall Law
Jacksonville, FL (January 8, 2020) – Around 3:30 p.m. yesterday, January 7, police responded to a pedestrian accident involving a train at a local intersection.
The accident, according to authorities, took place at the intersection of Roosevelt Boulevard and Post Street in Jacksonville. A woman was struck by a CSX train for reasons that are not yet known.
According to police, the pedestrian was immediately hospitalized with critical injuries. She was identified as a woman in her 40s or 50s and she is expected to recover.
The investigation into the accident is currently ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Between the years 2008 and 2017, it was estimated that approximately 5,433 pedestrians lost their lives and tens of thousands more were hospitalized with serious injuries. Pedestrians are at risk for some of the most severe injuries such as spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, and more. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads and prone to the worst harm. It is important to speak with a personal injury attorney immediately following an accident.
At Sheftall & Associates, our skilled and compassionate accident attorneys have assisted numerous victims after a pedestrian accident that was not their fault. We will help you gain full and fair compensation for aspects like lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering, and more. If you have been injured in an accident that was not your fault, please contact our law firm in Florida to find out what options are available for you at (904) 638-7712.
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