Gainesville, FL – Car Crash with Injuries at Newberry Rd and 98th StJacksonville Accident News
Gainesville, FL (July 23, 2020) – Around 11 a.m. this morning, a car crash with injuries took place at an intersection in Gainesville.
Though few details have been released regarding the accident, police confirmed that the crash happened when two or more vehicles collided at the intersection of Newberry Road and 98th Street. The vehicles involved were badly damaged as a result of the collision.
Emergency responders including local law enforcement officials, paramedics, and fire crews were present at the scene of the accident. They assisted those with injuries, though the extent of the injuries is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the westbound lanes for a period of time. Police quickly cleared the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Data collected by the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Department shows that approximately 254,000 people were injured in car accidents in Florida in one recent year. Every day in Florida, it is determined that approximately 1,000 car accidents occur, some of which end in minor injuries and some that are incredibly serious in nature. These accidents lead to a wide array of different injuries including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, and more. Being injured in a car accident can affect you in many ways as you attempt to get back on your feet. Because of this, it is imperative that you have a legal advocate on your side so that you can move forward physically and financially.
Car accidents happen due to a wide array of reasons in Florida including distracted driving, intoxication, speeding, and many other reasons. Being injured in a car accident can have a huge physical impact on your life but you have a right to seek many types of compensation for your losses. No amount of money can take back the fact that you have been involved in an accident that is not your fault. However, monetary compensation can make it easier for you to move forward and get back on your feet until you return to work. Nobody should have to worry and feel stress as medical bills and many other aspects pile up against them. It is important that you speak with a Florida car accident attorney about your personal injury claim.
At Sheftall & Associates, our attorneys understand that the aftermath of a car accident can be incredibly overwhelming. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of aspects like medical expenses that continue to pile up, lost wages due to missing time at work, pain and suffering, and surgery costs if you require surgery. You have many options for holding a party liable for the harm that they have caused you during one of the most difficult times in your life. If you have been injured, do not delay. Please contact a Florida accident attorney immediately for assistance at (904) 569-6025.
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