Jacksonville, FL (June 30, 2019) - The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that took place on Saturday, June 29th. Police were called to the scene near West Edgewood Avenue and Calvin Street around 10:00 p.m.
According to investigators, a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle at the crash site. The driver remained on the scene and is cooperating with the investigation. Police have closed the area around Edgewood Avenue and Pickett Street while the investigation remains active. There is no information on either the driver or the deceased pedestrian. Officers have not said what caused the crash to take place, and it is not clear whether any charges are expected at this time.
No further details have been released.
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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