St. Augustine, FL – Woman Killed in Pedestrian Accident on FL-16Jacksonville Accident News
St. Augustine, FL (May 31, 2020) – Late last night, May 30, a woman was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in St. Augustine.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the woman was identified as an 18-year-old woman from Florida who was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
The accident allegedly took place on FL-16 around the area of Collins Avenue. The 18-year-old woman was tending to an animal that was on the road when she was suddenly struck by the driver of a tow truck.
The driver remained at the scene of the accident and no charges have been brought as of yet.
The investigation into the accident remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
In just one year’s time, 35 lives were lost in Jacksonville pedestrian accidents and hundreds of more fatalities took place within the state. Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable victims on our roads and prone to the worst harm in the event of an accident, especially with large vehicles like trucks. It is important that those who have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident immediately seek the help of a Florida wrongful death attorney in their time of need.
At Sheftall & Associates, our Florida accident attorneys have diligently assisted numerous families on their path toward compensation after losing loved ones in accidents. In the blink of an eye, lives are turned upside-down by fatal and unexpected collisions. Luckily, with the help of a knowledgeable attorney, you can move forward in your time of need. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney to find out what options are available for you at (904) 575-9026.
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