St. Augustine, FL – Child Killed in Fatal Car Accident on US-1Jacksonville Accident News
St. Augustine, FL (June 8, 2020) – Yesterday, June 7, a child was killed in a fatal car accident on US-1 in St. Augustine.
The Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that the 11-year-old girl was a passenger in an SUV that was headed north on the highway. The driver lost control when they were allegedly trying to avoid a puddle of water.
The SUV drove across the center median and immediately overturned. The child was then ejected from the vehicle.
The child was allegedly pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The 32-year-old female driver had minor injuries but is expected to recover.
Police continue their investigation into the collision.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Florida
In just one year’s time, thousands of people will lose their lives in Florida car accidents. In fact, in one recent year, over 3,000 people were killed in these horrific accidents and many others were seriously injured. Surviving family members have a right to compensation after they have tragically and unexpectedly lost a loved one in an accident. With the help of a wrongful death attorney, families can move forward after losing a loved one in a fatal car accident in Florida.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of an accident when you have lost a loved one. These accidents can affect families both emotionally and financially as they attempt to recover and grieve. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida for the assistance you deserve at (904) 575-9026.
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