Jacksonville, FL – 1 Trapped in Vehicle Collision on I-295
Jacksonville, FL (November 26, 2019) – This morning around 6 a.m., Jacksonville Police and the Fire and Rescue Department assisted at the scene of a vehicle collision on I-295.
The accident, according to authorities, occurred when two or more vehicles collided on I-295 in the area where the highway meets with Old St. Augustine Road.
Police have not confirmed the circumstances leading up to the collision but said that the vehicles involved were badly damaged. One person was injured and was initially trapped in their vehicle following the accident, which took place in the southbound lanes.
Police and other emergency responders were able to assist the trapped driver and get them emergency help.
Another accident took place in the same area this morning. Police have been working on their investigation into the accidents.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Car accidents occur every day on Florida roads. In fact, in one day’s time, over 650 car accidents occur on our roads, putting many victims at risk. These accidents most commonly occur due to reasons like distractions, drunk driving, speeding, and more. The aftermath of an accident can impact victims on emotional, physical, and financial levels unlike anything they have felt before. Because of this, victims should be aware of the many options they have for recovery by speaking with a car accident attorney in Florida.
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