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A 65-year-old woman is fighting for her life after being struck by a vehicle on Lem Turner Road.
According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened at about 9:29 p.m. on Lem Turner Road near Ida Street when the woman stepped in front of a Nissan Altima that was heading west.
First responders took the woman to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.
JSO said the driver of the Altima, identified as an adult male, remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators.
The woman is known to be homeless and has a history of mental illness, JSO said. Alcohol or drugs may have been a factor in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.
Comment from Anidjar and Levine:
Glen Levine, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “A woman suffered serious injuries after she stepped in front of a vehicle on Lem Turner Road near Ida Street. Our condolence goes to the families of the injured woman. Injuries and deaths sustained in a motorcycle or vehicle accident can affect the lives of all parties involved and their families who feel the effects even when they are not directly involved. The pain and suffering that comes with these incidents can become a major burden on day-to-day life.”
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