Middleburg, FL – Pedestrian Accident at Blanding Blvd Intersection
Middleburg, FL (December 15, 2019) – Last evening around 7:40 p.m., the Florida Highway Patrol announced that a serious pedestrian accident took place at a Middleburg intersection.
Police claim that the accident took place in the area of Blanding Boulevard and County Road 218 in Clay County.
The Highway Patrol stated that a 21-year-old man from Middleburg was headed through the intersection when he was struck by a Chevrolet Volt.
The man was immediately transported to the Orange Park Medical Center with critical injuries. The driver of the Chevy, identified as a 52-year-old man from Middleburg, was not injured. He told the police that he did not see the pedestrian.
The man has since been charged for the accident. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Between 2008 and 2017, approximately 5,433 pedestrian fatalities took place on Florida roads. Many more individuals were injured in these horrific and life-changing accidents. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties who walk our roads, which is why the resulting injuries tend to be catastrophic. After one of these collisions, it is imperative that a victim or their family speaks with a skilled pedestrian accident attorney in Florida.
At Sheftall & Associates, our skilled attorneys continue to stand by the sides of victims in one of the most difficult times in their lives. These accidents can impact a victim on physical, emotional, and financial levels. Our attorneys have dedicated our lives to helping victims seek compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please contact our law firm in Florida for more information at 904-647-2296.
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