Jacksonville, FL (July 12, 2019) - A lawn service worker was hurt after being hit by a car in the Westside. The crash happened around 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 11th.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responded to Miss Muffet Lane in response to a call regarding the incident. Detectives say that a woman initially struck a vehicle. After fleeing from the scene of that crash, the woman then struck a lawn care worker standing by his truck. Neighbors who witnessed the crash say that the worker suffered life-threatening injuries, including a severed leg. The man was rushed to a local hospital for treatment. He has not been identified at this time.
The driver fled again after striking the pedestrian. Police are asking for anyone with information to come forward by contacting the Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500.
We hope that the injured pedestrian in this crash is able to make a recovery from his injuries. Florida pedestrian crashes are common on our roadways. These crashes can be especially dangerous when reckless driving causes the accident to take place. Many times, pedestrian accidents happen at high speeds, resulting in catastrophic injuries for victims.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida pedestrian accident lawyers understand the seriousness of these accidents. You may feel as though you are facing an uphill battle; however, you do not have to handle this alone. We will help you get valuable compensation as you move forward along your path to recovery.
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