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Fernandina Beach, FL – Hit-and-Run Accident at Christian Way Intersection
Fernandina Beach, FL (February 6, 2020) – Around 11:45 a.m. this morning, a serious hit-and-run accident took place at an intersection in Fernandina Beach.
According to police, the collision took place in the eastbound lanes at the intersection of SR-200 and Christian Way. It is alleged that one vehicle struck another and then fled the scene.
According to police, there were injuries reported as a result of the collision. The extent of the injuries is not known but it is believed that one or more parties were hospitalized.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Hit-and-Run Accidents in Florida
Hit-and-run collisions are some of the most severe accidents on our roads. Between the years of 2006 and 2016, it was reported that approximately 1,814 hit-and-run accidents took place, some of which led to injuries and others that led to fatalities. The aftermath of a hit-and-run accident can be a confusing time as you navigate the legal system and wonder how you will receive compensation from a party who has caused you harm. This is why you should always be prepared to speak with a Florida car accident attorney in your time of need.
At Sheftall & Associates, our skilled and dedicated attorneys have worked diligently to ensure that the victim’s rights are protected after a serious collision. Hit-and-run is an illegal act that can lead to serious results and puts drivers on our roads at risk. If you believe that another party is at fault for your accident, you should never stand alone. Please contact our attorneys in Florida to find out what options are available for you at (904) 638-7712.
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