Orange Park, FL – Child Injured in Blanding Blvd Pedestrian AccidentJacksonville Accident News
Orange Park, FL (July 10, 2020) – Around 9 p.m. last night, July 9, a child was injured in a pedestrian accident at an Orange Park intersection.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the collision took place at the intersection of Blanding Boulevard and Parkridge Avenue when a 3-year-old child was struck by an SUV.
The child was allegedly walking alone when he tried to cross Blanding Boulevard and was hit by the SUV. The driver of the SUV stopped at the scene of the collision to cooperate with the police.
The child was immediately transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. Police are not yet sure why the child was alone at the time of the accident.
The driver and passenger in the SUV were not injured.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
In Jacksonville in just one year’s time, approximately 35 victims will be killed in fatal pedestrian accidents. Children are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads due to the fact that they are unaware of some of the dangers of our roads. Because of this, drivers must always stay aware of the roads around them. It is important that victims speak with a skilled personal injury attorney who can help them in their time of need.
At Sheftall & Associates, our Florida accident attorneys are dedicated to helping victims and their families move forward both physically and financially after an accident that is not their fault. We have spent years helping those in need and will stop at nothing to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Florida at (904) 569-6025 for assistance with your injury claim.
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