Jacksonville, FL – Hit-and-Run Accident in NB Lanes of I-295Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (July 20, 2020) – Around 1 p.m. this afternoon, numerous responders were dispatched to the scene of a hit-and-run accident in Jacksonville.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene immediately, which took place between two vehicles in the northbound lanes of I-295 around the Blanding Boulevard area. One of the vehicles involved in the accident immediately fled the scene after impact, leaving the second vehicle behind.
Injuries were reported in one or more victims in the vehicle that remained at the scene. Fire crews and paramedics were present at the scene to assist those with injuries, though their conditions are not yet known.
The northbound lanes of traffic were quickly cleared. Police did not confirm if they were able to catch up with the party responsible for the collision.
No further details have been provided. The investigation is currently ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
In one recent year, over 254,000 injured victims suffered due to Florida car accidents, with a large percentage of these accidents taking place due to hit-and-run drivers. Hit-and-run accidents are especially common in Florida where drivers flee the scene of horrific accidents every single day. Hit-and-run collisions take place due to drivers who have a complete disregard of the law and for other drivers and passengers. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, it is important that you act quickly and speak with a legal advocate so that you do not miss out on any opportunities to receive the compensation you deserve.
Florida car accidents send hundreds of thousands of victims to the hospital each year with injuries. Some of the most common types of injuries that result from these accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These accidents not only leave victims with a painful recovery but they can also have a huge financial impact on every aspect of your life. For instance, you may find that you are on the hook for medical expenses, lost wages from missing time at work, and many other aspects that you are unable to handle on your own. A party who caused your accident should always be liable for your collision. Speaking with a Florida car accident attorney can put you on the road for success when it comes to your personal injury claim.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys have stood by the sides of many victims of Florida car accidents. We understand how incredibly overwhelming car accidents can be and the impact they can have on every aspect of your life. As such, we are committed to helping you receive compensation for your losses so that you can move forward and get back to a normal lifestyle after your accident. We will help you file your claim, meet deadlines, and gather evidence that will play a huge role in your claim along the way. Please do not hesitate to contact a Florida accident attorney immediately at (904) 569-6025 for more information.
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