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Vehicle Burst into Flames on 9A in Jacksonville, Kills Driver

Posted on July 22, 2011

A single-vehicle accident took the life of one person on 9A at Monument Road in Jacksonville on Wednesday, January 20, according to a report on First Coast News. The Ford vehicle reportedly drifted off the road and for some reason slammed into a concrete wall of the overpass, then burst into flames. The driver was killed at the scene and no other vehicle was involved. Traffic had to be diverted as all southbound lanes of 9A were closed for more than three hours.

Our condolences are extended to the friends and family members of the man who met an unfortunate death on the roadway.

A single-vehicle crash can occur when an animal runs in the road, rocks fall on the roadway, bad weather affects driving or the driver is in some way unable to drive. Normally, operator error is suspected, but someone can experience a sudden medical condition and there is nowhere to get off the road.

If you or a loved one have been injured or killed in a single-vehicle accident, it is important to seek legal advice so you can understand all of your options. If a crash is not your fault, you could still be considered liable for property damage at a time when you are suffering from your own injuries and medical expenses. If a cause of the collision can be determined, the at-fault party can be responsible for your medical expenses and the costs associated with you accident until you can back on your feet. Call the Jacksonville, FL injury lawyers at Farah & Farah at 1-800-533-3555 for a complimentary consultation.