Jacksonville, FL (September 13, 2019) - A pedestrian crossing Arlington Road in Jacksonville was hit and killed by a vehicle on Thursday, September 12th. The crash took place near the Arlington Expressway around 8:30 p.m.
Police say that there were several witnesses to the crash and they were actively assisting with the investigation. There is no word on whether the pedestrian was in a crosswalk at the time the crash took place. Neither the deceased victim nor the driver has been identified at this time. There were no other injuries and the driver was the only occupant of the car at the time of the collision.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating and no further information is available at this time.
Our thoughts are with the friends and loved ones of the pedestrian killed in this tragic Jacksonville crash. Fatal pedestrian accidents take place about twice per day in Florida. Unfortunately, nearly 80% of all pedestrian crashes result in some type of injury to the victim. Frequently, injuries suffered in pedestrian accidents are severe and life-changing if not fatal. Police will continue to investigate this crash to determine the cause.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida pedestrian accident attorneys understand the serious nature of these crashes. We understand that it is common to struggle, both physically and financially, following a pedestrian accident. We are here for you during your time of need and will help protect your legal rights to ensure that you receive appropriate compensation for your injuries. Our team is standing by to assist you. For a free consultation, please give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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