Jacksonville, FL – Hit-and-Run Accident with Injuries on University BlvdJacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (July 24, 2020) – Early this morning, a serious hit-and-run accident with injuries took place in Jacksonville.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of the accident around 9:34 a.m. this morning when two vehicles collided at 2631 University Boulevard. The crash took place around the area of the River City Landings Apartments at Liddell Lane. Two vehicles collided after entering the intersection at the same time. One of the vehicles then fled the scene.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the accident. They assisted those with injuries, though the extent of the injuries is not yet known. It is believed that one or more victims were hospitalized as a result of the accident.
Police did not confirm if they were able to catch the driver responsible for the accident.
The roadway was quickly reopened after the damaged vehicles were removed from the scene.
Police continue their investigation into the collision at this time.
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 when drivers have a complete disregard for others who share our roads. These accidents happen when a driver strikes a vehicle or person and then flees the scene of the accident. These collisions are incredibly severe and lead to serious and life-threatening injuries at times. They are also a complete disregard for the law, as you are legally supposed to report an accident after it occurs. Hundreds of thousands of people are injured in Florida car accidents every year, some of which are more severe than others. Being harmed in a car accident can have a huge impact on your life, which is why you should always have the dedicated help of a legal advocate on your side.
Hundreds of thousands of people are injured in car accidents in Florida each year. In fact, in one recent year, over 254,000 people were injured and hospitalized as a result of collisions that occur due to the negligence of others. These accidents lead to serious injuries including TBIs, organ damage, fractures, burns, and more. Not only are victims left with a painful recovery after an accident, but you may also be left with a variety of financial aspects that you are unable to handle on your own. It is important that you speak with a skilled car accident attorney in Florida if you plan on moving forward with a personal injury claim.
Our accident attorneys at Sheftall & Associates are dedicated to helping those in need after they have been harmed in a life-altering car accident. We are committed to helping you achieve compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more as you navigate the legal system. You have many rights and protections and should never stand alone after an accident that is not your fault. Please do not hesitate to contact a Florida accident attorney who will stand by your side every step of the way at (904) 569-6025.
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