Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL – Car Accident with Injuries at Merrill Rd Intersection
Jacksonville, FL (December 26, 2019) – Jacksonville Fire Rescue, law enforcement officials, and paramedics responded to the scene of a car accident yesterday, December 25.
The collision took place when two vehicles collided after entering the intersection of Merrill Road and Townsend Boulevard in Jacksonville.
Police have not confirmed what caused the vehicles to collide but it is believed that the accident was a side-impact collision. Two SUVs were badly damaged at the scene of the collision.
Police confirmed that one or more victims were treated at the scene by paramedics. Their current conditions are not known.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Intersections are one of the most dangerous places on our roads, with millions happening within the U.S. every single year. Statistics in 2015 showed that approximately 243,384 accidents took place in Florida, leading to over 159,000 injuries. These accidents happen for many reasons and involve injuries like spinal cord injuries, brain trauma, fractures, and more. Being injured in a collision can be a difficult time, which is why it is important to speak with a car accident attorney in Florida.
At Sheftall & Associates, our skilled attorneys understand how overwhelmed you might feel on physical, emotional, and financial levels. If you have been injured in a collision, you might find that you are eligible for aspects like lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering, and more. You have many rights to compensation at this time. Please contact our accident attorneys at (904) 638-7712 to find out what options are available for you.
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