Jacksonville, FL (April 11, 2019) - A 60-year-old man lost his life in a deadly six-vehicle crash that took place on Roosevelt Boulevard on Thursday, April 11th.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the man was driving a Chevy Suburban when he collided with a Honda Civic, driven by 22-year-old Ana Jimenez, several times. Both Jimenez and the man were traveling northbound on Roosevelt when the crash took place. The initial crash set off a chain of events causing the Suburban went off the roadway and then into the wrong lane, where it collided with a pickup. The Suburban then rolled over and collided with two SUVs. One of the SUVs then struck another stopped car.
The road was blocked and drivers experienced significant delays while troopers investigated. There is no word on who will face charges in association with the crash.
Over 250,000 injury accidents will occur in Florida this year. The worst of these accidents will result in tragic consequences for the loved ones of those affected. This horrific crash in Jacksonville is an example of a worst-case scenario on our roadways and we would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the loved ones and family members who suffered losses in this crash.
If your loved one has been taken from you suddenly by an act of negligence, you may have a legal claim. Under Florida's wrongful death law, the next-of-kin may bring suit against a person responsible for the death of another. Such claims must be brought within two years of the date of death and should always be handled by a trained and experienced Florida wrongful death attorney.
To speak with a wrongful death attorney at Rubenstein Law, please contact us at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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