Bicycle Accident Injures Teen
Fernandina Beach Florida- Bicycle Accident Injures a Teen. Mason Wright admitted to police that he fell asleep while he was driving. According to the Florida Highway Patrol Mason Wright was driving without a license when he fell asleep. His vehicle drifted into traffic when he dozed off Wright woke up when he struck a 13-year-old in the crosswalk. The Bicycle Accident occurred on First Coast Highway in Fernandina Beach, Monday afternoon. The teen is suffering with serious injuries. The driver that hit the young teen is a repeat offender.
Mason Wright was arrested and charged with driving without a license and causing serious injuries with a vehicle. According to the arrest report Wright’s driver’s license has been suspended twice and has been suspended since November 8,2021. One of the suspensions was the result of failure to appear in court. The other suspension was a failure to pay a traffic fine.
Bicycle Accidents often leave their victims with Serious lasting injuries.
Bicycle and pedestrian injuries are some of the most serious cases we see at Barnes and Cohen. When you go for a walk or a bike ride, you should not have to fear irresponsible drivers putting your safety at risk. Jacksonville, specifically, has an alarming number of bicycle and pedestrian accidents caused by negligent drivers. Unfortunately, crosswalks and bicycle lanes are too often invaded by distracted drivers. Distracted drivers at crosswalks run into pedestrians and bicyclists leaving their victims with devastating injuries. If you or a loved one has been struck by a vehicle while riding your bicycle or walking, Barnes & Cohen is here to help you get the compensation you deserve.
Drowsy Driving Kills Innocent Victims
According to the National Highway and Traffic Administration drowsy driving killed 633 people in 2020. Chuck Barnes and Glenn Cohen have been fighting for the rights of injured victims for over 40 years. In the blink of an eye a drowsy driver can drift into the wrong lane or off the road causing devastating injuries or even death. We have seen the damage caused by a tractor-trailer driver that fell asleep plowing into a man and his friend in a pick-up truck on Jacksonville’s Westside. The man driving the pick-up survived with serious injuries and a long recovery period, his friend died. His precious companions 2 dogs were also killed. The semi-truck driver was not injured.
Please Don’t Drive Distracted
Drowsy driving can easily be as fatal as drunk driving. Texting or talking on your cellphone is also classified as distracted driving.
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