Gainesville, FL – Injuries in Car Accident at Archer Rd and 81st StJacksonville Accident News
Gainesville, FL (July 21, 2020) – This morning, a car accident with injuries occurred at an intersection in Gainesville.
According to police, the collision occurred around 11:36 a.m. when two or more vehicles collided at the intersection of Archer Road and 81st Street. The vehicles allegedly entered the intersection at the same time, causing them to collide with one another forcefully.
The accident led to severe damages to the vehicles involved. Paramedics and other responders were present at the scene and assisted those with injuries, though their conditions are not yet known.
Various lanes of traffic were blocked for a period of time following the collision. Police were able to quickly reopen the roadway.
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
Car accidents in Florida happen every hour of the day. In just one day’s time, it is estimated that approximately 1,100 car accidents take place within the entire state of Florida. According to the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Department, approximately 200,000 car accidents took place in one recent year that led to injuries. Some of the most common and life-altering injuries that occur as a result of these collisions include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. The aftermath of a car accident can impact your life in many ways. On top of spending days or weeks in the hospital, you may be faced with bills that you have never experienced before. These aspects can affect your life on physical, emotional, and financial levels, which is why it is crucial that you have an attorney on your side every step of the way.
When you have been involved in a car accident, there are many steps that might come to mind right off the bat. For instance, you have likely first received medical attention for your injuries, which is one of the most important things that you should do to protect your health. After that, it is important that you seek the help of an attorney who will work with the insurance company and deal with the other party’s attorney. If you have been injured in a car accident, it is important that you remember what steps will help you later on down the road. Speaking with a car accident attorney can help you every step of the way.
At Sheftall & Associates, personal injury attorneys are dedicated to helping you through every step of your claim as you work toward the compensation you deserve after an accident. We will assist you as you hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused through their negligent actions. If you have been injured in an accident that is not your fault, you should never move forward without the help of an attorney. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida at (904) 569-6025 for the help you deserve.
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