Jacksonville, FL – Car Crash at Lennox Ave and Old Middleburg RdJacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (July 17, 2020) – Last evening, a car crash occurred at an intersection in Jacksonville that led to injuries.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the collision around 5 p.m. where they found that at least two vehicles collided at the intersection of Lennox Avenue and Old Middleburg Road. The crash happened for reasons that are not yet known.
Numerous emergency responders were called to the scene where they assisted those in need. There were numerous reports of one patient who was stuck inside one of the involved vehicles. Fire crews worked to free the victim, who was extricated within minutes.
Those with injuries were immediately treated at the scene and then hospitalized. It is not known how many were taken by ambulance.
The roadway was closed down in the area of the intersection as police worked to reopen the roadway.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Florida is known for having more car accidents than many other states within the U.S. In 2018, statistics showed that approximately 1,100 car accidents took place within the state in just one day. These accidents typically occur when drivers are traveling recklessly on our roadways. The main causes of car accidents on Florida roads include distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and many other related aspects. Being injured in a car accident is a reality that many victims will face every year. It is important that injured victims understand that they have options as they navigate the legal system.
After a Florida car accident, those who received injuries may wonder what legal options are available for them. The thought of taking matters to court can be emotionally exhausting for somebody who has already had to suffer physically and financially due to an accident. However, with the help of an attorney, a victim will find that their stress will be lessened and weight will be taken off of their shoulders as they receive the compensation they deserve for their losses. Speaking with an attorney can bring you peace at mind, which is why it is important that you act quickly to retain a skilled legal advocate in your time of need.
At Sheftall & Associates, our personal injury attorneys in Florida are dedicated to helping injured victims receive compensation to cover an array of aspects like medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, surgery costs, and more. We will be your advocate as we help you build your case so that you can hold a party liable for the harm that they have inflicted upon your life. You should never have to worry about how you will keep up with the bills that pile up after a car accident. If you have suffered in an accident and believe that another party is to blame, please contact a Florida accident attorney at (904) 569-6025 for the help you deserve.
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