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Jacksonville, FL – Car Crash in NB Lanes of US-17

Jacksonville, FL (February 23, 2020) – Around 7:41 a.m. this morning, a serious car crash took place in the northbound lanes of US-17 in Jacksonville and caused injuries.

Though few details regarding the accident are known, it is believed that two or more vehicles collided with one another on the highway, blocking all lanes of traffic.

Paramedics responded to the scene of the collision and assisted those with injuries. The full extent of the injuries is not yet known.

Police continue their investigation into the accident at this time.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in Florida

According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, approximately 153,430 people were hospitalized in one recent year due to negligent accidents. Car accidents are one of the leading causes of injuries and fatalities within the state. Many victims wonder how they can obtain the recovery they deserve after one of these accidents. Victims are urged to speak with a Florida car accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident.

Our skilled accident attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have diligently assisted numerous victims after an accident that was not their fault. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of an accident on emotional, physical, and financial levels. You have many rights to compensation at this time. Please contact our skilled law firm at 904-647-2296 to find out how we can assist you.

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.