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Jacksonville – Elderly man hit and killed on Monument

Posted on February 14, 2019

JSO reported in February that an 80-year old man died of his injuries as a result of being struck by a vehicle while crossing busy Monument Road in Arlington. The crash tied up traffic for hours as police investigated the scene but details on how the accident occurred have not yet been released.

For most of us, a simple walk down a sidewalk and crossing the street is done without a whole lot of thought or, more oftentimes, while engaged in a squinting battle with your cellphone screen. Regardless of how you perambulate, this activity isn’t deemed as particularly dangerous, more ubiquitous – a simple, yet effective means to an end. But not even two months into 2019 and 16 traffics death shave occurred in Jacksonville according to the JSO. According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, 1,016 crashes involving pedestrians have already occurred this year statewide and 74 of these crashes resulted in the pedestrian’s death. The heartache the family left behind feels after a senseless tragedy never really goes away. On top of this, medical bills, lost wages, and other costs can quickly skyrocket out of control. A grieving family should never have this stress placed upon them in their darkest hour.

That’s why Farah and Farah fights for every penny you’re entitled to start the road being made whole again. We take the burden from our clients using teams of expert attorneys, professional investigators, and robust support networks to ensure your case is given the very best our firm can provide. Contact any of our branch offices throughout Florida or Georgia or visit our website to get in touch with an experienced accident attorney, anytime, day or night. This consultation will help examine your options and plan the way forward that’s right for your unique situation. As always, this consultation is completely free, with no commitment on your part required.