A five year old boy was injured when he was struck by a pickup truck in front of his home in St. Johns County, Florida. St. Johns County is one county south of Jacksonville, Florida.
The driver of the truck left the scene and was charged with leaving the scene of an automobile accident with injuries. The boy was taken to Flagler hospital in St. Augustine.
Pedestrians struck by a vehicle have the right to bring an action against a negligent driver and can obtain compensation from that driver’s bodily injury liability coverage. Of course, accidents between vehicles and pedestrians often involve trafic or fatal injuries.
If you have questions about a car accident claim, please feel free to contact our St. Augustine and Jacksonville accident attorneys.