Jacksonville Accident News
Starke, FL – Victims Hospitalized After Boat Accident on Kingsley Lake
Starke, FL (February 23, 2020) – Yesterday afternoon, February 22, multiple victims were hospitalized following a boat accident on Kingsley Lake in Starke.
Clay County Fire Rescue assisted at the scene, where they found that a boat overturned on the lake. Two adults and two children were hospitalized with injuries.
Authorities confirm that the children and adults were in the water for approximately 45 minutes before they were rescued.
The investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Boating Accidents in Florida
Boating accidents happen more commonly in Florida than in any other state. Many victims are harmed in these accidents every year, especially in cases where a boat overturns. If you have been harmed in a boating accident that was not your fault, you might wonder how you can move forward. Luckily, with the help of a personal injury attorney, this is possible.
Our skilled and compassionate attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have assisted numerous victims on their path toward compensation after a serious boating accident. These accidents can be incredibly overwhelming, especially if you have sustained expensive damages. Please contact our attorneys in Florida at (904) 638-7712 to find out how we can assist you.
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