Jacksonville, FL – Hit-and-Run Accident on I-10 Near McDuff AveJacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (June 18, 2020) – Early this morning, police in Jacksonville were dispatched to the scene of a hit-and-run accident.
The accident, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, took place around 9:11 a.m. in the westbound lanes of I-10. The crash took place near the area of McDuff Avenue when a vehicle struck a second vehicle and then fled the scene. Police did not confirm if they caught up with the driver responsible for the accident.
Numerous emergency responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. Paramedics assisted those with injuries.
The roadway was quickly reopened by police following the collision.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Hit-and-run accidents are some of the most catastrophic accidents that take place on our roads. When a driver strikes another and then flees the scene, serious injuries sometimes take place. In 2017 alone, it was reported that approximately 254,000 people were injured in Florida car accidents, with a percentage of them being hit-and-runs. These dangerous acts risk lives and could leave you with many questions. This is why it is crucial to speak with a legal advocate about your personal injury claim.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys in Florida are dedicated to helping those in need after life-altering car accidents. We understand how overwhelming it can be to recover from a hit-and-run accident as you attempt to gather evidence and work toward compensation for your losses. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney to find out how we can assist you at (904) 575-9026.
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