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Jacksonville, FL – Car Accident on Mathews Bridge Leads to Injuries
Jacksonville, FL (November 27, 2019) – Around 7 a.m. this morning, authorities responded to the scene of a car accident on the Mathews Bridge that led to injuries.
According to police, the crash took place in the eastbound lanes on the bridge right next to the St. Johns River. The right lane of traffic was blocked for some time following the collision.
The accident involved at least two or more vehicles and various emergency responders were called to assist at the scene, including local law enforcement and paramedics. The extent of the injuries is not yet known.
There were extensive delays until police were able to clear the right lane.
No further details are known concerning the accident but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Car accidents can happen at any time of the day for any reason, especially when negligence is at play. In fact, in just one recent year, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles reported that 153,430 injuries took place on Florida roadways. Many of these accidents occur due to reasons like distractions, drunk driving, speeding, and more. You should never be left to face the challenging aftermath of one of these accidents on your own, which is why you should speak with a car accident attorney in Florida as soon as possible.
Our attorneys at Sheftall & Associates work compassionately and fight aggressively to ensure that your rights are protected every step of the way following an accident. We believe that at-fault parties should be held liable for their acts and are here to assist you. Please contact our accident attorneys at (904) 638-7712 for the help you deserve.
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