Gainesville, FL – Car Accident at SW 122nd St and SW 8th Ave IntersectionJacksonville Accident News
Gainesville, FL (July 20, 2020) – This afternoon, Gainesville authorities were dispatched to the scene of a serious car accident at an intersection.
The accident happened at 2:21 p.m. when two or more vehicles forcefully collided at the intersection of Southwest 122nd Street and Southwest 8th Avenue. The vehicles involved sustained severe damages as a result of the accident. A wrecker was called to the scene to remove the vehicles from the roadway.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were quickly dispatched to the scene where they helped those with injuries. It is not known how many were injured but victims were transported to the hospital for treatment.
The scene was cleared in a short period of time and traffic resumed as normal.
No further details have been provided but the investigation into 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 dangerous hotspot for serious collisions, which is where over 2.5 million accidents occur in the U.S. every single year. In just one year’s time in the entire state of Florida, over 254,000 people are injured in car accidents within the state. A large percentage of these accidents take place at intersections but are completely preventable. Victims involved in Florida car accidents will often spend time in the hospital and away from work, which can have an enormous impact on every aspect of their lives. This is why it is important for victims to have an attorney on their side who can help them through many legal aspects and ensure that they have the resources necessary to move forward.
Florida has a high percentage of accident rates, making them one of the most popular states for collisions and injuries. Many injured victims will realize that the bills add up quickly after you have been harmed in an accident that is not your fault. You may incur bills for medical expenses from treatment that you had to endure after your accident, lost wages from missing out on time at work, and even pain and suffering when the physical toll from your accident impacts every part of your life. It is essential that you speak with a Florida car accident attorney as you move forward so that you do not miss out on your opportunity for the compensation you deserve.
Our accident attorneys in Florida at Sheftall & Associates are dedicated to helping you with your Florida personal injury claim. From the moment you are injured, you should always start thinking about how you will obtain reimbursement for a wide array of aspects. We will help you meet filing deadlines and assist you in filling out paperwork that is essential to your claim. We also have the knowledge to work with insurance companies and other attorneys so that you do not have to. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney at (904) 569-6025 to get started on your claim as soon as possible.
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