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Middleburg, FL – Update: Woman Identified in Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Co Rd 218

Middleburg, FL (November 2, 2019) – On Friday morning, November 1, a woman was reportedly struck by two vehicles and killed in a fatal crash on County Road 218.

At the time of the incident, an 81-year-old woman who has since been identified as Louise Gonzalez was attempting to walk across the street when she was struck by the driver of a Ford Ranger who was traveling west.

The woman immediately was thrown into an eastbound lane of traffic where she was then struck by a Honda. Gonzalez did not survive her injuries and tragically died at the scene of the collision.

Neither of the drivers had injuries stemming from the accident. The roadway was closed down following the collision and did not reopen for several hours.

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.

Pedestrian Accidents in Florida 

In 2012, approximately 27 lives were taken in Jacksonville pedestrian accidents. Florida sees more pedestrian accidents than many other states in the U.S. When a victim loses their life in a collision due to the negligence of another party, their family might be able to compensate for aspects like lost wages, medical bills, funeral costs, and many other financial damages. With the help of a Florida wrongful death attorney, a victim’s family will be able to gain the strength to move forward.

At Sheftall & Associates, our skilled attorneys have helped countless families collect full and fair compensation for aspects that pile up against them following a serious accident. We will continue to aggressively negotiate settlements on behalf of families so that they can move forward and obtain justice during one of the most difficult moments in their life. Please contact our Florida law firm at 904-647-2296 for more help determining your legal options.

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.