Gainesville, FL – Hit-and-Run Crash on NE 156th AveJacksonville Accident News
Gainesville, FL (May 2, 2020) – Before 1 p.m. this afternoon, authorities responded to the scene of a severe hit-and-run crash in Gainesville.
The accident, according to authorities, took place when a vehicle struck another at 2909 Northeast 156th Ave. and then fled the scene.
According to police, at least one person in the vehicle that was struck received injuries. Paramedics were called to the scene and assisted those with injuries, though their conditions are not yet known.
No further details have been provided. 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
Hit-and-run collisions occur more commonly in Florida than any other state in the U.S. Between the years 2006 and 2016, it was determined that approximately 1,814 hit-and-run collisions occurred in the entire state. These accidents can lead to a difficult road to recovery due to the fact that it can take some time to locate the driver responsible for the accident. When these risky actions lead to injuries, suspects can be held liable. It is essential that victims seek the help of a personal injury attorney who has handled hit-and-run claims in the past.
At Sheftall & Associates, our car accident attorneys in Florida are dedicated to helping you navigate the legal system after a driver has caused you unexpected harm. Our attorneys have helped numerous victims obtain compensation for aspects including medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. We understand how challenging the aftermath of a collision can be and are here to assist you every step of the way. Please contact a Florida car accident attorney as soon as possible for the help you deserve at (904) 575-9026.
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