Jacksonville, FL – Car Accident With Injuries on FL-9A Near Atlantic BlvdJacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (July 18, 2020) – This afternoon, police responded to a car accident involving multiple vehicles on a highway in Jacksonville.
According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, the collision took place in the northbound lanes of FL-9A around the area of Atlantic Boulevard. The crash involved two or more vehicles, which collided for reasons that are not yet known.
The crash took place around 12:26 p.m. and numerous responders were dispatched to the scene to help those with injuries. Fire crews and paramedics were present at the scene. Though the conditions of those involved are not yet known, it is believed that the victims were transported to the hospital for treatment.
Police were able to quickly clear the roadway so that traffic could resume as normal.
No further details have been provided but the investigation into the collision 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 Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Department, over 254,000 people were injured in car accidents across the state in one recent year. This means that close to 1,000 car accidents occur every single day in Florida, with a wide array of these leading to serious injuries. Some of the most common injuries that take place and lead to hospitalizations each year include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and many other related injuries. These injuries can range anywhere from minor to their ability to cause catastrophic harm, which is why car accident victims should know that they have options every step of the way.
If a car accident leads to injuries in a victim, they may wonder where they can turn for the help they deserve. Being injured in a car accident does not just impact your life physically, but emotionally and financially as well. As you attempt to recover from your injuries, the medical bills may continue to pile up and you might be left with questions that only an experienced and dedicated Florida personal injury attorney can answer. You have a right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused leading to your accident. You should get started on your claim immediately and contact a Florida car accident attorney who will extend a helping hand to you.
At Sheftall & Associates, our attorneys understand that nothing is as overwhelming as the aftermath of a car accident. Because car accidents can be so stressful and it is not always easy to face a lawsuit on your own, we are willing to help you through these challenging times as you try to get back on your feet. You may find that you are eligible for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and many more aspects in your dire time of need. We will assist you every step of the way so that you never feel alone. Please do not hesitate to contact a Florida accident attorney who will stand by your side at (904) 569-6025 for the help you deserve.
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