Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL – Hit-and-Run Accident on I-10
Jacksonville, FL (January 5, 2020) – Around 11 a.m. this morning, the Jacksonville Police Department was called to the scene of a serious hit-and-run accident.
The accident, according to authorities, took place on I-10 in the eastbound lanes before the area of Stockton Street in Jacksonville.
Police did not comment on the exact circumstances of the accident but it is believed that one vehicle collided with another and then fled the scene.
Paramedics were present at the scene assisting other emergency responders as they offered their help to injured victims.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Hit-and-run crashes are enormously common in Florida for many reasons. Between the years 2006 and 2016, it was reported that approximately 1,814 hit-and-run collisions took place within just the state of Florida, putting them near the top of the list for states with the most hit-and-run collisions. These accidents are incredibly dangerous and lead to injuries in many victims every year. It is important that victims speak with a Florida car accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident.
At Sheftall & Associates, our experienced and dedicated accident attorneys have helped many victims on their path toward compensation for a wide array of losses. We have helped victims compensate for aspects like lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering, and more. The aftermath of a car accident can be a difficult aspect to face on your own, which is why you should always contact our skilled law firm at (904) 638-7712 for more information on your options moving forward.
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