Report says a 17-year-old Clay County boy was killed in a head-on accident on State Road 16 at Francis Road in St. Johns County.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the Middleburg teen was a passenger in a car driven by a 16-year-old Middleburg boy.
The 16-year-old driving on State Road 16 reportedly ignored the right of way of a pickup truck at the intersection with Francis Road. FHP reported that the resulting head-on crash killed the 17-year-old passenger of the car and seriously injured the 16-year-old driver.
Both teens were wearing seat belts, report says.
It was reported that the 42-year-old woman driving the pick-up was not injured. She was also wearing her seat belt.
Troopers investigated the crash. Meanwhile, all lanes of State Road 16 between I-95 and Pacetti Road were blocked in both directions.
Comment from Anidjar and Levine:
Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “Head-On collisions often result to disheartening and life-altering consequences. It is devastating when someone has been severely injured as a result of possibly reckless driving. This fatal accident that got a teen killed happened on State Road 16. The pain and suffering that comes with these incidents can become a major burden on day to day life. Always reach out to a expert motor accident lawyers to see available legal options and determine if you qualify for financial compensation. Our firm has the experience needed to navigate these types of claims.”
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