Hawthorne, FL – Hit-and-Run Crash at FL-20 and Gordon Chapel RdJacksonville Accident News
Hawthorne, FL (June 1, 2020) – This morning, authorities were dispatched to the scene of a hit-and-run crash that took place at an intersection in Hawthorne.
Police confirmed that the crash took place when two vehicles initially collided at the intersection of FL-20 and Gordon Chapel Road around 10:45 a.m.
Police said that one of the drivers then fled the scene of the accident. The other driver remained at the scene and injuries were reported within their vehicle. Paramedics were called to assist those with injuries, though their conditions are not yet known.
It is not known if the police caught the other driver who fled the scene of the accident at this time. However, their investigation is currently ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Approximately 1,814 hit-and-run accidents led to serious injuries in Florida between the years 2006 and 2016. These accidents are among some of the most severe due to the fact that drivers flee the scene without checking on those involved. Being hurt in a Florida car accident can leave you feeling helpless as you wonder what options you have. It is important that you speak with a personal injury attorney who can help you through these difficult times.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys in Florida have years of experience assisting those who have been suddenly harmed in unexpected accidents. We will help you hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you as you navigate the legal system. You have a right to reimbursement for your losses and should not have to stand alone as you suffer the aftermath of a car accident you did not cause. Please contact our attorneys at (904) 575-9026 for more information on your legal options.
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