Fleming Island, FL – Car Crash at US-17 and Pace Island Trace IntersectionJacksonville Accident News
Fleming Island, FL (July 20, 2020) – This afternoon, numerous responders were dispatched to the scene of a car crash at a Fleming Island intersection.
The accident, according to authorities, took place around 1:40 p.m. when two vehicles forcefully collided for unknown reasons at the intersection of US-17 and Pace Island Trace. The crash led to serious damages to the vehicles involved.
Law enforcement officials, fire crews, and paramedics were present at the scene of the accident where they assisted one or more victims with injuries. The injured parties were hospitalized, though the extent of their injuries is not yet known.
The left and center lanes of traffic were blocked for a period of time following the collision until police were able to clear the scene. This led to delays in the area around the intersection for a period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Intersections are known for being a hotspot for Florida car accidents. In just one year’s time in the U.S., millions of intersection accidents occur due to the negligence of others. In fact, in one recent year, over 2.5 million intersection accidents took place in the U.S. These accidents take place due to many reasons including distracted motorists who are not paying attention to the roads around them, speeding motorists who are unable to stop in time, and those who are unfamiliar with the area and driver through stop signs. Intersection accidents can occur for many reasons but, when they do, they lead to extensive harm to those involved. This is why victims who have been injured are urged to speak with a car accident attorney who can assist them.
Nothing is more devastating than being involved in a car accident and wondering how you will recover and move forward. Many victims of car accidents believe that they can handle the aftermath of a collision on their own, only to find that the bills continue to stack up and working with the insurance company can be a complex matter that they are unprepared for. Because the aftermath of a Florida car accident can have an enormous impact on your life, it is essential that you speak with an experienced and compassionate personal injury attorney in your time of need.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys are dedicated to assisting those unexpectedly injured in car accidents in the state of Florida. You may find that you are eligible for a variety of aspects like medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more after you file your claim following a collision. A party who contributed to your accident through their negligent actions should be fully liable for the harm that they have caused. You have options and should never have to stand alone. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida at (904) 569-6025 for the help you deserve.
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