Alachua, FL – Hit-and-Run Accident at 199th Ave and 140th StJacksonville Accident News
Alachua, FL (June 24, 2020) – Early this morning, a hit-and-run accident took place at an intersection in Alachua.
The accident allegedly took place around 9 a.m. when two vehicles collided at the intersection of 199th Avenue and 140th Street. The vehicle that caused the accident immediately fled the scene, according to police.
There were injuries reported in the victims that remained at the scene. The extent of their injuries is not yet known, though it is believed that two or more victims were hospitalized as a result.
It is not known if the police caught the party responsible for the collision.
No further details have been released but the investigation is currently ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Hit-and-run accidents happen in Florida more often than many other places in the U.S. Between 2006 and 2016, approximately 1,814 people were severely harmed in car accidents involving hit-and-run drivers within the state. These accidents tend to lead to catastrophic injuries in many cases. When a driver flees the scene of an accident and you or another party has been seriously harmed, it is essential that you speak with a car accident attorney in Florida who will assist you in your time of need.
At Sheftall & Associates, our Florida accident attorneys are passionate about defending the rights of injured victims in their time of need. We will ensure that you are fairly compensated for the damages that you have received in a car accident. You have many options as you navigate the legal system. Please contact a Florida accident attorney as soon as possible at (904) 575-9026.
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