Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL – Hit-and-Run Accident on I-295
Jacksonville, FL (December 12, 2019) – Around 11 a.m. this morning, a serious hit-and-run accident took place on a ramp leading off of a major Jacksonville highway.
According to authorities, the accident took place on I-295 leading onto Wilson Boulevard. It is believed that one vehicle struck another and then fled the scene without stopping.
Police did not comment on any injuries but paramedics were present at the scene assisting one or more victims with injuries.
There were extensive delays coming off of the ramp for several hours as police gathered information.
No other details have been released. Police continue their investigation.
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 happening more than ever before. In 2015 alone, over 737,100 hit-and-run accidents took place due to the negligence of others. From the years 2006-2016, approximately 1,814 hit-and-run accidents occurred on Florida roadways. Many victims are left with an array of injuries and might wonder what options are available for them. It is imperative that they have the experienced help of a car accident attorney on their side every step of the way.
At Sheftall & Associates, our skilled accident attorneys have helped thousands of victims work toward compensation following their accidents. We understand how damaging the aftermath of an accident can be, especially when the driver negligently flees the scene afterward. You have many rights and protections under the law. Please contact our law firm in Florida at (904) 638-7712 for the help you deserve.
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