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Jacksonville, FL – 5-Vehicle Collision on FL-115 on Matthews Bridge

Jacksonville, FL (January 9, 2020) – Around 6 a.m. this morning, a serious five-vehicle collision took place in the eastbound lanes of FL-115 in Jacksonville.

Police confirmed that the accident occurred when five vehicles collided in a chain-reaction collision on the Matthews Bridge.

According to authorities, multiple victims were injured in the accident. As of this time, the extent of those injuries is not yet known. Paramedics were seen assisting multiple victims.

Police closed part of the bridge down so that they could clear the scene. 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 

According to data collected by the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles in 2015, approximately 243,384 accidents took place within the state that led to injuries in just that year. The aftermath of a Florida car accident can be a challenging time to cope with, especially when you have been left with serious injuries. Luckily, you do not have to stand alone when it comes to your claim and can speak with a skilled Florida car accident attorney as soon as possible.

At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys understand that these accidents can be incredibly overwhelming on emotional, physical, and financial levels. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of damages including lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering, and more. If you have been harmed due to the negligence of others, please contact our accident attorneys at 904-647-2296 for more information.

Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.

Disclaimer: As members of the local Jacksonville and broader Florida community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. You should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.