Jacksonville, FL – Hit-and-Run Accident in NB Lanes of I-295Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (July 26, 2020) – This morning at 11:12 a.m., a hit-and-run accident took place on a major highway in Jacksonville.
According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, the accident took place in the northbound lanes of I-295 when multiple vehicles collided with each other around the area of Normandy Boulevard. The accident led to extensive damages.
Police confirmed that one of the vehicles fled the scene of the accident immediately after it took place. It is not known if police were able to track down the driver.
Paramedics were present at the scene of the collision to assist those with injuries. The extent of the injuries is not yet known but it is believed that one or more victims were hospitalized.
The roadway was quickly reopened by the police.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
One of the most common places for car accidents is highways. On our highways, many types of car accidents are bound to take place one of the most common in which are hit-and-run accidents. In one year’s time, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in car accidents due to the negligence of others. When drivers flee the scene of an accident, that accident is more likely to lead to serious injuries because victims may not be discovered for quite some time. If you have been injured in one of these accidents, it is crucial that you understand you have options. Speaking with a car accident attorney is one of the best decisions you can make as you move forward.
Having a personal injury attorney in Florida by your side can help you as you navigate the legal system and work toward the compensation you deserve. If you have been injured in a serious car accident, you have a right to hold a responsible party liable. This is especially true if there is evidence of wrongdoing such as a driver driving distracted, driving while intoxicated, speeding, or being involved in a hit-and-run. You have many options for financial recovery and should never move forward without the help of an attorney on your side. If you have been injured in a car accident, one of the first steps you should take is researching and contacting a skilled Florida car accident attorney.
At Sheftall & Associates, our compassionate and experienced accident attorneys have dedicated our lives to helping those injured in serious car accidents. We will help you gather the evidence you need to prove your claim, meet certain deadlines, and apply our knowledge of Florida accident laws to your claim so that you can move forward. We will ensure that you have dedicated help on your side every step of the way so that you do not have to feel so alone at this time. Please do not hesitate to contact a Florida accident attorney at (904) 569-6025 for the help you deserve.
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