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Jacksonville, FL – Fatal Car Accident on I-10 Near Hammond Blvd

Jacksonville, FL (March 14, 2020) – Around 10:30 a.m. this morning, a fatal car accident took place in the eastbound lanes of I-10 in Jacksonville.

The accident, according to authorities, took place around the area of Hammond Boulevard and involved at least two vehicles.

Emergency responders were called to the scene of the collision where they found that at least one victim was trapped inside their vehicle. There were extensive damages to the vehicles involved.

Police quickly confirmed that at least one victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. However, their identity was not yet released.

At this time, the investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Accidents in Florida

Fatal collisions occur every year in Florida due to the negligence of others. In fact, in just one year’s time, approximately 2,900 lives are taken in Florida car accidents due to the negligence of others. These accidents most commonly occur due to reasons like distractions, intoxication, speeding, drowsy driving, and more. If you have lost somebody close to you, you should always be prepared to speak with a wrongful death attorney in your time of need.

At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys understand the ins and outs of the legal system and work to protect the rights of others during these devastating times. We will assist you as you build your claim on behalf of a loved one who has been taken from you due to negligent reasons. Please contact our accident attorneys at (904) 638-7712 to find out how we can assist you in your time of need.

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.