Jacksonville, FL (October 28, 2020) – A pedestrian was killed in a crash that took place in Jacksonville on Wednesday morning. The incident occurred around 1:00 a.m. along Philips Highway near the intersection with Baymeadows Road.
According to troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol, a 32-year-old man was walking in or near the roadway when he was hit by a sedan that was traveling northbound on Philips. The man, who has not been identified, suffered critical injuries in the crash. There is no further update to his condition at this time.
Neither the 55-year-old driver nor a 26-year-old passenger in the sedan was hurt in the crash.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
Pedestrian crashes in Florida take place several times each day. For the past several years, our state has been one of the most dangerous in the nation for pedestrians, with crashes occurring at a high rate and more than 500 pedestrian accident deaths each year. A Florida pedestrian crash can change your life for the worse in an instant.
We wish to extend our most sincere condolences to the victim’s family following this fatal pedestrian accident in Jacksonville.
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 of personal injury 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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