Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL – 2 Injured in Serious Truck Crash on I-10
Jacksonville, FL (December 23, 2019) – Around 11:20 a.m. yesterday morning, December 22, police responded to the scene of a serious truck crash on I-10 in Jacksonville.
According to police, all eastbound lanes of traffic were closed down due to the collision that caused serious damages, including a broken overhead sign.
The Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that the driver of a semi was traveling east and started to slow down so that they could exit. The driver lost control of their truck, which caused it to swerve across the eastbound lanes of traffic. The semi then collided with a guardrail and support beams for a large traffic sign.
The driver of the semi was identified as a 29-year-old man from Orlando with a 50-year-old male passenger. Both were taken to the hospital with injuries but are expected to be okay.
The driver is now facing charges of careless driving. Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the collision at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Florida
Truck accidents are not as common as other types of accidents on Florida roads but, when they do occur, they lead to some of the most catastrophic damages. In 2016 alone, over 41,000 truck accidents led to injuries and even hospitalizations in the most severe cases. Being injured in a truck accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever faced but you do not have to stand alone. It is imperative that you speak with a Florida truck accident attorney in your time of need.
Our accident attorneys at Sheftall & Associates are dedicated to helping you achieve compensation after you have been harmed in a truck accident that was the fault of another party. There are many individuals and entities who can be held liable in these cases including truck companies, truck drivers, maintenance crews, and more. If you have been injured in a collision that is not your fault, please contact our law firm in Florida at (904) 638-7712 to find out what options are available for you.
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