Jacksonville, FL – Fiery Tractor-Trailer Accident on FL-9ASheftall Law
Jacksonville, FL (November 20, 2019) – This morning, police responded to the scene of a fiery tractor-trailer accident on FL-9A in Jacksonville. The accident blocked traffic in both directions.
The crash took place around 9:30 a.m. and police were able to clear the scene within the hour. Witnesses claim that the accident occurred when a Toyota Camry was sideswiped by a tractor-trailer before eventually becoming engulfed in flames. Both vehicles ended up on fire.
The vehicle was so badly damaged that it had to be towed from the scene. Police have not confirmed how many were injured paramedics were on scene assisting injured victims from the crash.
Jacksonville Police responded to the scene of the accident. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Florida
In 2016, it was reported that approximately 41,000 truck accidents occurred on Florida roads. Truck drivers are known for being some of the safest drivers on our roads due to the extensive training they endure before they are permitted to drive on our roadways. However, these accidents continue to happen every year due to reckless truck drivers, trucking companies, and mechanical defects. Victims have a right to speak with a Florida truck accident attorney in their time of need following a collision.
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