Jacksonville, FL – Several Hospitalized after Incident on Baymeadows Rd
Jacksonville, FL (January 6, 2020) – An incident involving carbon monoxide exposure sent eight victims to area hospitals with injuries.
On January 3, emergency crews rushed to the scene of an incident in the 9700 block of Baymeadows Road.
Reports indicate that a carbon monoxide leak set off the alarm in the Baytree on Baymeadows apartment complex at approximately 4:15 a.m.
Several victims, including 3 adults and five children, were injured due to the carbon monoxide exposure. All eight victims were rushed to area hospitals with carbon monoxide poisoning.
Police believe the cause of the exposure was due to a charcoal grill.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts and prayers are with those injured in this incident.
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The Center for Disease Control estimates that over 20,000 people visit area hospitals annually due to carbon monoxide exposure throughout the United States. This silent killer claims more than 400 lives and leaves thousands of victims with devastating injuries each year. When individuals are harmed by this toxic poison, due to the negligent actions of another person, it is crucial that they reach out to a personal injury attorney in Florida to protect their legal rights.
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