Gainesville, FL – Car Crash at 75th St and 8th Ave Leads to InjuriesJacksonville Accident News
Gainesville, FL (July 30, 2020) – This morning around 11:39 a.m., a car crash with injuries took place at an intersection in Gainesville.
According to local authorities, the crash took place at the intersection of 75th Street and 8th Avenue when two vehicles collided with one another for unknown reasons. The vehicles involved were both badly damaged as a result of the collision.
Numerous emergency responders, including fire crews and paramedics, were present at the scene of the accident. They assisted those with injuries, though the full extent of the injuries is not yet known. It is believed that the injured victims were hospitalized.
Police issued a roadblock in the area for a period of time while they worked to clear the scene of the accident. Police urged those traveling through to avoid the intersection for some time.
No further details have been released 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
Hundreds of thousands of car accidents happen every year in Florida, many of which lead to injuries in those involved. In fact, in just one recent year, over 254,000 people were injured and hospitalized due to these horrific accidents that happen due to reckless reasons. Though a car accident can happen in any area, one of the most common places for these accidents is at intersections. In just one year’s time in the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents occur due to the recklessness of others. These accidents tend to occur due to a wide array of reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have suffered the aftermath of a car accident and you are unsure of where to turn, a legal advocate may be able to help you.
Nothing compares to the pain and confusion that you may be feeling after a car accident. These accidents are increasing on Florida roads every year and lead to a wide array of serious injuries in victims. Being injured in a car accident might push you into a challenging position that it is not easy to recover from. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial aspects including medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. If you believe that another party is to blame for your injuries, it is crucial that you act quickly. You should speak with a dedicated car accident attorney as soon as possible.
At Sheftall & Associates, our personal injury attorneys understand how challenging it can be to face the aftermath of a car accident. An attorney will be able to help you gather evidence that is useful in your claim, work with the insurance companies, navigate aspects of the legal system that are unfamiliar with you, and even meet filing deadlines that you may not understand how you can meet on your own. If you have been injured and wonder where to turn, please contact a Florida accident attorney at (904) 569-6025 for more information on your legal options.
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