Fernandina Beach, FL – Hit-and-Run Crash at Florida A1A and Bucaneer TrlJacksonville Accident News
Fernandina Beach, FL (May 31, 2020) – Around 2:17 p.m. this afternoon, authorities responded to the scene of a hit-and-run crash in Fernandina Beach.
According to police, the accident took place when two vehicles collided at the intersection of Buccaneer Trail and Florida A1A. Police confirmed that one of the vehicles fled the scene of the collision following the collision.
There were injuries as a result of the collision. One or more victims were reportedly injured in the vehicle that remained at the scene. Police did not say if they were able to catch up with the other driver.
The intersection was closed for a period of time in the area.
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
Hit-and-run accidents happen for many reasons in Florida, with a variety of these collisions happening every day. Between the years 2006 and 2016, approximately 1,814 people were seriously harmed in life-altering accidents due to hit-and-run drivers. If you have been injured in a Florida car accident due to the negligence of others, it is essential that you speak with a personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
At Sheftall & Associates, our car accident attorneys in Florida have dedicated our time to assisting those in their time of need after a serious accident. We will help you navigate the legal system so that you can gain compensation for aspects including medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact an accident attorney at (904) 575-9026 for more information on your legal options.
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