Woman Killed, Driver Severely Injured in Southwest Jacksonville Accident

A 55-year-old woman was killed in an accident after a driver fell asleep at the wheel on I-10 in Southwest Jacksonville.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the victim was a passenger in a vehicle that was westbound on Interstate 10 in Southwest Jacksonville. The driver, a 24-year-old woman, fell asleep at the wheel.

The 2012 Honda Civic went off the right side of the roadway, struck an embankment and became airborne. The vehicle then struck another embankment and overturned causing the passenger to be half-ejected from the vehicle.

She was pronounced dead at the scene. The Honda driver sustained life threatening injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital. Neither of the victims was wearing a seat belt.

The Florida Highway Patrol is presently investigating the accident.

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Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “This was a serious accident that led to the death of a person. We wish the family involved the fortitude to bear the loss.  We hope that the family reaches out to an experienced accident attorney to help them through this difficult time.”

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