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Two-Vehicle Crash Leads to Construction Worker Being Hit by Truck

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on December 7, 2015

On the evening of Thursday, November 19, 2015, an unusual two-vehicle accident occurred in Yulee which caused a pedestrian construction worker to be hit and pinned under one of the vehicles. The worker, who was on the job with others at a construction site just east of U.S. 17 at the time of the crash, was essentially run over by a pickup truck after its driver says he was rear-ended by a semi-truck.

The driver of the pickup truck, Joe Hannan, says that he never meant to hit the construction worker, but that after he was hit from behind he had no opportunity to stop or avoid it. In fact, the drivers of both vehicles involved in the crash told local news outlet News4Jax that neither of them had sufficient time to react properly to other construction workers’ abrupt warnings to stop. Hannan, a firefighter, says he actually tried to help the man out from where he was pinned under his pickup truck.

After the construction worker was hit, Nassau County emergency response officials had him taken to the hospital by ambulance for immediate treatment. So far, neither the construction worker’s identity nor the extent or type of his injuries have been released to the media. Fortunately, sources have indicated that anonymous injured construction worker will survive, despite the trauma of having been struck by and pinned under a hefty pickup truck. In the meantime, Florida Highway Patrol officials are still investigating the incident to determine whether any particular individual was at fault. Whatever the case, it is quite apparent that neither driver intended for anyone to get hurt.

If you’ve been seriously injured in a traffic or construction accident – especially one that was clearly not your fault – you may be entitled to significant financial compensation to cover your medical bills. In order to get that compensation, however, you’ll need to have the appropriate legal representation. Personal injury lawyer James Cunningham has been providing legal counsel to victims of all kinds of serious accidents for nearly 40 years. To discuss your legal rights and needs after your accident, contact the Law Offices of James O. Cunningham, P.A. at 877-FL-INJURY (877-354-6587) for a free consultation.

James O. Cunningham

Since 1977, personal injury lawyer James Cunningham has provided effective legal advocacy to people who are injured through the negligent actions of another person or entity throughout the Central Florida area. He fights to obtain recoveries for his clients’ physical and emotional pain and suffering and pursues his clients’ personal injury cases with a commitment to excellence and impeccable preparation.

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