Jacksonville, FL (October 6, 2019) - A woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash along New Kings Road in Northwest Jacksonville on Saturday, October 5th. The crash occurred around 12:22 a.m in the westbound lanes of the roadway near West 45th Street.
When officers arrived on the scene, they found the woman lying in the roadway. She was pronounced dead at the scene. All lanes of New Kings Road remained closed while authorities investigated the crash. The name of the deceased woman has not been released at this time. No information regarding the suspect or the vehicle involved is available.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating the crash. Anyone with information is asked to call 904-630-0500.
Our condolences go out to the family of the woman who was killed in this tragic hit-and-run crash in Jacksonville. Hit-and-run accidents are very common in Florida and account for approximately 25% of all reported crashes. The total number of hit-and-run collisions each year is around 100,000. Sadly, many hit-and-run accidents involve death or serious injury to their victims.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida personal injury lawyers understand the difficulties that follow the aftermath of a serious Florida car accident. We know that you are feeling frustrated and distraught, especially if you have lost your friend or loved one in the crash. We are here to assist you in difficult times. Our team will fight to obtain the compensation that is needed for you to overcome some of the challenges you are facing.
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