Jacksonville, FL – Hit-and-Run Car Accident on Belfort Rd
Jacksonville, FL (April 16, 2020) – Around 1 p.m. this afternoon, a serious hit-and-run car accident took place in Jacksonville.
Police have released few details concerning the accident, but have confirmed that one vehicle struck another on Belfort Road. The vehicle then fled the scene of the accident.
Paramedics were quickly prompted to the scene to assist those with injuries. Their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked for only a short period of time.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Hit-and-Run Accidents in Florida
Hit-and-run accidents happen every year in Florida. In fact, between the years 2006 and 2016, approximately 1,814 hit-and-run crashes took place in the entire state. These accidents sometimes lead to injuries and sometimes fatalities depending on their severity. If you have suffered losses in an accident that you believe to be the fault of another party, you should always be prepared to speak with a car accident attorney in Florida.
Our attorneys at Sheftall & Associates are committed to helping those in need who have suffered due to a collision. We will help you obtain compensation for aspects like lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering, and many other aspects when you need it the most. Please contact our law firm in Florida at (904) 575-9026 for more information on your options moving forward.
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