Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL – Serious Injuries Reported in Car Crash on I-295
Jacksonville, FL (January 8, 2020) – Around 2:30 a.m. this morning, serious injuries were reported as a result of a car crash that took place on I-295 in Jacksonville.
According to police, the accident took place in the northbound lanes of the highway near the exit ramp onto Main Street.
Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene, where they discovered that one person was trapped in a vehicle. They had to be extricated by fire crews.
Police confirmed that, in total, multiple people were transported from the scene with serious injuries.
No further details have been provided but the investigation is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
In one recent year on Florida roadways, it was estimated that 243,384 people were injured in collisions involving motor vehicles, with 159,848 of these ending in serious injuries. Victims are typically immediately rushed to the hospital with injuries like spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, and more. The aftermath of a car accident can be a challenging time for a victim to face, especially if they are feeling alone. You should always speak with a Florida car accident attorney about your options at this time.
At Sheftall & Associates, our skilled attorneys are familiar with the many laws of the state and helping you gain justice and compensation in your time of need. Rather than accepting a low settlement amount from the insurance company, you should always speak with an attorney as you navigate the legal system and work toward results. We understand how difficult of a time this must be for you and offer our support. Please contact our skilled law firm today at (904) 638-7712.
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