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Jacksonville, FL – Update: Man Killed in Fatal Bicycle Crash on Normandy Blvd

Jacksonville, FL (November 9, 2019) – Last night, Jacksonville Police responded to the scene of a fatal bicycle crash at Normandy Boulevard and Parrish Cemetery Road.

The Florida Highway Patrol investigated the accident, where they found that a bicyclist was struck by a motor vehicle at the intersection.

The accident caused extensive damage and police were forced to close down the eastbound lanes of Normandy while they investigated. Drivers were asked to avoid the area for some time as delays stretched on in the area.

This morning, police identified the bicyclist as 58-year-old Tony Chaffin of Jacksonville.

The investigation into the accident continues at this time.

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

Bicycle Accidents in Florida 

Florida is known for having a large number of bicycle accidents every year due to sunny and warm weather. In just one year’s time, approximately 110 bicycle fatalities will take place, which is a larger number than many other states. Bicyclists have a disadvantage on our roads due to the fact that they have few protections from harm against other drivers. If you have lost somebody you love in an accident, it is essential to speak with a skilled bicycle accident attorney as soon as possible.

At Sheftall & Associates, our dedicated and compassionate accident attorneys have used our experience to help victims or their families obtain compensation for a wide variety of aspects. Families might be able to compensate for aspects like lost wages, medical bills, funeral costs, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact our accident attorneys at 904-647-2296 for the help you deserve at this time.

Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.

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.