Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL – Truck Accident on I-10 Leads to Minor Injuries
Jacksonville, FL (November 25, 2019) – Late Sunday, November 24, police responded to the scene of a serious truck accident on I-10 that led to minor injuries.
The Florida Highway Patrol arrived at the scene of the accident where they found that a semi-truck was headed east and failed to yield to two road maintenance trucks. The trucks displayed arrow boards and signage and were blocking the right lane.
The semi ran into both of the trucks and then became fully engulfed in flames. The driver was identified as a man from Georgia who did not have serious injuries and was cited for careless driving.
The roadway was closed for some time while emergency responders assisted at the scene. Minor injuries were reported but none were severe or life-threatening.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Florida
Over 41,000 truck accidents were reported in 2016 alone due to the negligence of others. Truck drivers are heralded as some of the safest drivers on our roads because of the extensive training that they endure to prevent collisions on our roadways. However, many engage in acts like distractions, drunk driving, speeding, and more. It is essential that, as a victim, you speak with a truck accident attorney to find out what rights you have during this time.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys believe that victims have many rights to compensation and should receive a fair settlement amount after their accident. We will stop at nothing to ensure that parties are held responsible for their acts during these challenging times. If you have been injured in a serious collision, please contact our Florida law firm today at (904) 638-7712 for the help you deserve.
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