Interlachen, FL – Hit-and-Run Accident at Shirley St IntersectionJacksonville Accident News
Interlachen, FL (May 19, 2020) – Early this morning, police responded to the scene of a hit-and-run accident at an Interlachen intersection.
The accident, according to police, took place at the intersection of Shirley Street and Lenore Avenue when at least two vehicles collided with one another around 10:30 a.m. One of the vehicles fled the scene of the accident and police have not said whether or not they caught the responsible driver.
Paramedics were called to the scene of the accident where they discovered that at least one victim, but possibly more, had injuries.
All lanes of traffic were closed down for a short period of time but the road was quickly reopened.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Hundreds of hit-and-run accidents happen every year in Florida, with many of these leading to injuries in victims. Between the years 2006 and 2016, it was reported that approximately 1,814 hit-and-run accidents led to injuries in victims. When a driver flees the scene of an accident, they are engaging in an illegal act that can easily lead to injuries. Being injured due to another party’s negligence might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever faced, which is why you should always speak with a skilled car accident attorney in Florida about your personal injury claim.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys in Florida are committed to helping those in need after an accident that is not their fault. Drivers who engage in hit-and-runs are risking the lives of themselves and everyone else on our roads. If you have been injured, you may find that you are eligible for compensation against a party who caused you harm. Please contact a Florida accident attorney at (904) 575-9026 for the help you deserve in your time of need.
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