Alachua, FL – Hit-and-Run Crash with Injuries on I-75Jacksonville Accident News
Alachua, FL (July 21, 2020) – Around 4:30 p.m. this afternoon, a hit-and-run crash with injuries occurred on a major Alachua highway.
Police confirmed that the accident took place in the northbound lanes of I-75 when at least two vehicles forcefully collided on the highway for reasons that are not yet known. According to authorities, one of the vehicles immediately fled the scene of the accident.
The vehicle that remained at the scene of the collision was extensively damaged. Police have not verified if they caught the driver responsible for the accident.
Injuries were reported in one or more victims who stayed at the scene of the accident. The extent of their injuries is not yet known but it is believed that one or more victims were transported to the hospital.
Police were able to quickly reopen the roadway following the collision.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
In one year’s time, hundreds of thousands of car accidents occur in the state of Florida, with many of these accidents leading to injuries. Florida sees more hit-and-run collisions than any other state in the country. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye and then the driver flees the scene without stopping to check on those involved. These claims are entirely complex and sometimes leave victims in a challenging position as they attempt to recover compensation.
Being injured in any type of accident can have a huge and lasting impact on your life, but handling a hit-and-run claim can prove to have many challenges. This is due to the fact that you may not know who to bring your claim against from the very beginning. It is important that you have a Florida car accident attorney on your side who can help you make these determinations so that you can gain reimbursement you deserve for a wide array of aspects. You may find that you are eligible for aspects like medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, medical equipment, and more.
At Sheftall & Associates, our personal injury attorneys are dedicated to helping you through one of the most difficult times in your life. Facing an accident on your own might feel like a helpless situation, which is why you should immediately seek the help of an accident attorney who has handled claims like yours in the past. If you have been injured and wonder where you can turn, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida at (904) 569-6025 for the help you deserve.
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