Jacksonville Accident News
Macclenny, FL – Hit-and-Run Collision with Injuries on FL-8
Macclenny, FL (December 16, 2019) – Around 6 a.m. this morning, police were prompted to the scene of a hit-and-run collision with injuries on FL-8.
Police did not comment on the exact circumstances of the collision but it is believed that one vehicle collided with another and then fled the scene.
At least one person in the vehicle that was struck was injured. The driver never stopped at the scene of the accident to check on their conditions. Police did not verify if the parties were taken to the hospital for treatment.
Police were able to quickly clear the scene as injured parties received treatment. However, their investigation and search for the responsible driver are ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, approximately 153,430 people were injured in Florida car accidents due to the negligence of others. A variety of accidents that occur on our roads every year happen due to negligent drivers engaging in a hit-and-run. Hit-and-run accidents are among the most severe because parties never stop at the scene of the accident to ensure that parties are not seriously injured. As a result, a victim might not get prompt treatment as they need. This is why victims should always speak with a car accident attorney as soon as possible so that they can get a start on their claim.
Our attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have worked diligently to ensure that the victim’s rights are protected after they have been harmed by a reckless party on our roads. Our injury attorneys have a reputation for being able to receive maximum compensation for victims of accidents so that they can move forward in a timely manner. We understand how important your claim is to you and want to help you through this challenging time. Please contact our Florida law firm at (904) 638-7712 to find out what options are available for you at this time.
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