Jacksonville, FL – Woman Killed in Fatal Motorcycle Crash on 103rd StJacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (May 18, 2020) – Around 9:30 p.m. last night, May 17, Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash in Jacksonville.
Police confirmed that the victim was a 38-year-old woman who was thrown off the back of a motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle was identified as a 43-year-old man who was also thrown from the motorcycle and suffered from life-threatening injuries.
An 18-year-old driver was traveling west on 103rd Street at the time of the accident. He turned onto Ricker Road with his sedan, which cut off the motorcyclist. The motorcycle slammed into the sedan on the right side.
The woman was initially taken to Orange Park Medical Center after being thrown from the motorcycle. She died from trauma at the hospital. The driver is still listed in critical condition.
The investigation into the accident is ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Florida
Every year in Florida, thousands of motorcyclists sustain severe harm and are hospitalized with life-altering injuries. Others will lose their lives and fall victim to these catastrophic and unexpected accidents. In 2016 alone, it was determined that approximately 10,331 motorcycle accidents took place, with a large percentage of these leading to serious risks in bikers. It is important that families speak with a wrongful death attorney as soon as possible after losing somebody close to you.
At Sheftall & Associates, our motorcycle accident attorneys are committed to assisting those in need after an accident that is not their fault. You have a right to seek compensation for aspects like funeral costs, medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. You have many rights to compensation after you have suffered these devastating losses. Please contact an accident attorney in Florida at (904) 575-9026 for more information on your legal options.
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