Jacksonville, FL – Hit-and-Run Accident With Injuries on I-10Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (July 4, 2020) – The Florida Highway Patrol responded to an injury crash on Interstate 10 in Jacksonville on Saturday, July 4th. The crash was reported around 4:30 p.m.
According to reports from the crash scene, the crash involved injuries to at least one person. Additionally, the driver who caused the crash fled the scene before officials could arrive. The extent of the victim’s injuries was not immediately disclosed. The accident caused at least one lane of the roadway to be blocked. Passing motorists were advised to use caution and to find alternate routes if possible.
No additional information is available at this time.
Our thoughts go out to the injured victim in this Jacksonville hit-and-run crash and we hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Hit-and-Run Accidents in Florida
Florida continues to experience a rise in the number of hit-and-run accidents reported annually in our state. In 2019, there were 105,000 hit-and-runs in Florida. Many of these crashes also resulted in injuries to at least one person. Under our state law, it is illegal to leave the scene of an injury collision before police arrive. However, this law does not always deter negligent drivers who are looking to avoid responsibility for their actions.
At Sheftall & Associates, we understand what you are experiencing when you have been hurt by a negligent driver. You are likely going through physical pain and also being financially and psychologically impacted by the accident. We want to help you get back on your feet and on the road to recovery. Our Jacksonville car accident attorneys have assisted thousands of clients in the Jacksonville area. We can help you get the compensation you deserve.
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