Jacksonville, FL (June 26, 2021) - A pedestrian was killed in a crash that took place on Friday night in Jacksonville. The accident happened around 11:50 p.m. in the 10300 block of Atlantic Boulevard.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responded to the scene of the accident. When deputies arrived, they discovered a male pedestrian suffering from serious injuries. The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. He has not been identified at this time. There is no information on the events leading up to the crash. The driver remained at the scene.
An investigation is ongoing. No further information is available.
Florida is a dangerous state for pedestrians. According to statistics, approximately two fatal pedestrian accidents take place in Florida each day. This does not count the numerous other pedestrians who are injured in these crashes, many of them seriously. A Florida pedestrian crash frequently occurs due to the negligence or inattention of drivers and can leave innocent victims and their families struggling to move forward following a sudden tragedy.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victim 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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