Don't be a Fatality! Buckle Up

Don’t be a fatality! Buckle Up!

Jacksonville Florida-Tragic Crash

Jacksonville Florida- Tragic Crash on 1-295 has claimed the life of a 48-year-old man and injured five others. The collision involving an RV and a sedan occurred on I-295 North near Old St Augustine Road. According to the Florida Highway Patrol the driver of the RV lost control and struck a sedan. The RV left the roadway and overturned. Ejecting two of the RV passengers from the vehicle.

Jacksonville Florida- Tragic Crash Involving Out of State Victims 

One of the ejected RV passengers a 48-year-old man from Oklahoma died at the scene.  The driver of the RV was a 79-year-old man from Kansas he suffered minor injuries. Three of the other passengers in the RV were also from Kansas they all suffered serious injuries. The driver of the sedan suffered minor injuries.

The man who died in the crash and one of the seriously injured RV passengers were not wearing seatbelts. It is easy to relax and let your guard down when traveling in today’s comfortably equipped RV’s. Our roadways are dangerous a serious accident can happen in the blink of an eye. The Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles data shows 41% of those killed in Auto Crashes were not buckled up. Men were more likely to ride without a seatbelt. The state of Florida requires by law that all passengers wear a seatbelt. The driver of a vehicle can be cited if a front seat passenger or a child under 18 is not buckled up.

Not Wearing Your Seatbelt in an Auto Accident May Hurt Your Claim

If you become seriously injured not wearing your seatbelt could hurt your claim. If you have been seriously injured in an Auto Accident and you failed to wear your seatbelt you need an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney. Top Auto Accident Attorneys Barnes & Cohen are experienced in these matters if you have been injured in an Auto Accident in Florida make sure you call and Auto Accident attorney licensed by the Florida Bar, Georgia Auto Accident contact an Attorney licensed by the Georgia Bar.  Local Jacksonville Florida Attorneys Chuck Barnes & Glenn Cohen participate in every Barnes & Cohen case with over 40 years of experience their legal knowledge and experience matter. Chuck Barnes & Glenn Cohen grew up in Jacksonville Florida they have been friends since kindergarten. Injured in Florida, make sure you hire a local attorney licensed by the Florida Bar. Barnes & Cohen serves injury victims in Jacksonville Florida, Jacksonville Beach Florida, Fernandina Florida, MacClenny Florida, Lake City Florida, St Augustine Florida and throughout North Florida.

Injured in Georgia, make sure you hire a local attorney licensed by the Georgia Bar. Barnes & Cohen serves injured victims in St Marys Georgia, Kingsland Georgia, Camden County Georgia, Woodbine Georgia, Waycross Georgia, and Folkston. Serving in the South Georgia office in Kingsland Georgia Patrick Sullivan. Attorney Patrick Sullivan won one of the largest Auto Accident cases in South Georgia $2.9 million. Patrick Sullivan along with the oversight of Glenn Cohen and Chuck Barnes manages the South Georgia Office. The Kingsland Georgia Office offers expert legal knowledge, experience and personal service to the residents of South Georgia.

Our recent blog “Don’t Become an Auto Accident Fatality Buckle Up” contains excellent data and reasons why we all need to “Buckle Up.” Buckle Up! It is the single most effective thing you can do to prevent serious injury or death in an auto accident.

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