Jacksonville, FL – Hit-and-Run Accident in EB Lanes of I-10Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (May 13, 2020) – Before noon today, police responded to the scene of a hit-and-run accident in Jacksonville.
The accident, according to police, took place in the eastbound lanes of I-10 when two vehicles collided on the highway around 11:41 a.m.
Police confirmed that the vehicle that caused the accident immediately fled the scene of the accident. The other vehicle was left, damaged, sitting on the highway. Police did not say if they caught up with the responsible party.
At least one person was injured as a result of the accident. Paramedics were present at the scene of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Hit-and-run accidents happen every day in Florida. Between the years 2006 and 2016, approximately 1,814 hit-and-run accidents took place due to the negligence of others. Being injured in a car accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured, especially when you know that another party is at fault. It is imperative that you speak with a car accident attorney in Florida immediately.
At Sheftall & Associates, our personal injury attorneys are committed to helping those in need after an accident that is not their fault. Hit-and-run drivers risk the lives of everyone on our roads when they fail to stop at the scene of an accident. You have a right to seek compensation against one of these parties. Please contact a Florida accident attorney at (904) 575-9026 for more information as you move forward.
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