Jacksonville, FL (September 8, 2019) - A teenager was killed in a pedestrian crash that took place in Jacksonville on Saturday, September 7th. The accident took place around 4:00 p.m. at the intersection of Cedar Point and Sawpit Roads.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, along with the Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department responded to the scene. According to reports, the pedestrian went into the road to get into a family vehicle when he was struck by another car. The 14-year-old pedestrian later died from his injuries. The crash caused significant traffic delays on Cedar Point Road. Police have not identified the driver or said whether there were any additional injuries sustained in the accident. There is no word on whether any charges are expected.
No additional details are available.
Our condolences go out to the family of the young victim in this fatal Jacksonville pedestrian accident.
Approximately two fatal pedestrian crashes occur every day in Florida. Pedestrian accidents are often severe in nature and frequently can be fatal. Being hurt in a Florida pedestrian accident can be a life-altering event.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida pedestrian accident lawyers will be there for you when you or a loved one have been affected by a pedestrian crash. We will ensure that your legal rights are fully protected and will take all necessary measures to obtain compensation on your behalf. For a free consultation with a member of our team, please give us a call 24/7 at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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