Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL – Hit-and-Run Crash with Injuries on US-17
Jacksonville, FL (November 20, 2019) – This morning, authorities were called to the scene of a hit-and-run crash with injuries on US-17.
According to Jacksonville Police, the collision took place on US-17, which is also referred to as Roosevelt Boulevard in that area.
Police did not comment on the extent of the damages or injuries involved but paramedics were present at the scene. They were assisting one or more victims.
Police have not released information concerning the hit-and-run driver and whether they located them.
No other details have been provided. The investigation of the accident is currently ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles said that approximately 153,430 people were injured in serious collisions on Florida roadways in one recent year. Unfortunately, a large amount of accidents involving hit-and-run drivers happens every year on our roadways due to reckless drivers who are not watching out for the well-being of others. In some cases, victims might only have the option to speak with a skilled car accident attorney in Florida about their options moving forward.
Our personal injury attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have a reputation for helping accident victims work toward the compensation they deserve for a variety of aspects. An accident can have a huge and lasting impact on a person’s life, which is why we are dedicated to helping you obtain the compensation you deserve. Please contact our law firm in Florida at (904) 638-7712 for more information on your legal options.
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