Jacksonville Beach, FL (April 28, 2021) - Deputies with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responded to the scene of a motorcycle crash on Wednesday. The accident took place on Old St. Augustine Road near Nakema Drive South.
Officials say that a motorcyclist was seriously hurt in the accident and sustained life-threatening injuries. The motorcyclist was taken to a hospital for treatment. Police have not released any details on the events that led up to the collision. There is no word on the number of vehicles involved and the identity of the injured victim has not been released.
An investigation is ongoing. No further information is available.
A Florida motorcycle accident is a very dangerous and potentially deadly event. While motorcycles account for less than 5% of all registered motor vehicles in our state, fatal motorcycle crashes make up about 15% of all reported traffic fatalities. In addition, approximately 80% of all motorcycle crashes in our state at least result in injuries to the motorcyclist.
We would like to extend our condolences to the family and victim following this motorcycle crash in Jacksonville Beach.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases or personal injury that are relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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