De Leon Springs, FL – Hit-and-Run Crash at US-17 and FL-40Jacksonville Accident News
De Leon Springs, FL (June 16, 2020) – Around 7 a.m. this morning, a hit-and-run crash with injuries took place in De Leon Springs.
According to police, the accident took place when two vehicles collided at the intersection of US-17 and FL-40. One of the vehicles fled the scene of the accident and it is not known if police were able to locate the party.
There were injuries reported in one or more victims who remained at the scene of the accident. They were hospitalized as a result.
The intersection was blocked for only a short period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
In 2017, statistics showed that approximately 254,000 people were seriously injured as a result of Florida car accidents. A percentage of these collisions were hit-and-run crashes, which means that the driver involved fled the scene of the collision. This is an illegal act that leads to many catastrophic and even fatal results every year. If you have been injured in a hit-and-run accident and believe that another party is to blame, it is crucial that you seek the help of a Florida personal injury attorney.
Over the years, our accident attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have helped numerous clients recover full compensation for their losses. We understand how overwhelming these accidents can be and the impact they can have on your life both physically and financially. You have rights and options as you move forward. Please contact a Florida accident attorney to find out how we can help you at (904) 575-9026.
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