Jacksonville, FL – Firetruck Accident on I-95 Near Emerson StJacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (July 9, 2020) – Around 2:40 p.m. yesterday, July 8, a firetruck accident took place on I-95 near Emerson Street.
The truck, which belonged to Jacksonville Fire and Rescue, was involved in a collision with a passenger vehicle for reasons that are not yet known. The firetruck rolled over multiple times as a result of the collision.
Three people inside the firetruck were hospitalized with injuries including a lieutenant, engineer, and firefighter. One person inside the passenger vehicle was also hospitalized.
The roadway was closed down in that portion of the roadway until 5 p.m.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Florida
In 2016, it was estimated that approximately 41,000 accidents involving trucks took place, with some of these being firetrucks. Though firefighters are known to be some of the safest drivers on our roads due to their training, these accidents still continue to happen on Florida roads. If you have suffered injuries in a Florida truck accident and wonder what options are available for you, it is essential that you speak with a personal injury attorney who can help you every step of the way.
At Sheftall & Associates, our Florida accident attorneys are passionate about helping those in need after an accident that is not their fault. We will help you work toward a variety of damages that will help you through these challenging times. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney you can rely on at (904) 569-6025.
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