Jacksonville, FL – Victim Killed in Fatal Bicycle Accident on US-90Sheftall Law
Jacksonville, FL (March 20, 2020) – The Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that a victim was killed in a fatal bicycle accident that took place on US-90.
Jacksonville Police were initially called to the scene of the collision around 9:12 p.m. last night, March 19, where they found that a Chrysler Town and Country struck a bicyclist.
The bicyclist was identified as an 83-year-old man who was riding his bike west at the time.
The victim’s name has not yet been released. FHP said that charges may be pending.
The investigation into the collision is currently ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Bicycle Accidents in Florida
In one year’s time in the entire state of Florida, 110 bicycle-related fatalities are taken due to the negligence of others. Bicyclists are some of the most at-risk victims on our roads due to the fact that they are incredibly vulnerable. Losing a loved one in one of these accidents can have a massive impact on a victim’s life, which is why it is imperative that they speak with a wrongful death attorney in their time of need.
Our attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have assisted those in need after a collision that is not their fault. We understand how devastating a fatal accident can be for family members on both emotional and financial levels. Suffering the loss of a loved one is something nobody prepares for and something that you should never have to handle alone. Please contact our law firm at 904-647-2296 for more information.
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