Jacksonville, FL – Hit-and-Run Crash at Rayford St and McDuff AveJacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (July 30, 2020) – Around 11:39 a.m. this morning, a hit-and-run crash with injuries took place at an intersection in Jacksonville.
The accident, according to police, took place when two vehicles collided at the intersection of Rayford Street and McDuff Avenue. One of the vehicles immediately fled the scene of the accident after impact.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, fire crews, and paramedics were all dispatched to the scene of the accident where they assisted those with injuries. The severity of the injuries is not yet known but it is believed that the injured victims were all transported to the hospital for treatment.
Police did not confirm if they caught the driver who fled the scene of the accident. The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for a short period of time.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of 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 in many areas of Florida every year. In fact, Florida is known for having a larger percentage of hit-and-run collisions than any other state in the U.S. Intersections are also common areas for these horrific accidents that are known for causing severe injuries and damages to those involved. In just one year’s time in the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents occur due to the recklessness of others, many of which involve hit-and-run drivers. When a driver flees the scene of an accident without checking on others involved, they are breaking the law and committing a serious crime. Many hit-and-run accidents lead to serious injuries. If you have suffered losses due to one of these accidents, it is essential that you speak with a Florida accident attorney immediately.
The aftermath of a hit-and-run accident can leave you with questions. You might wonder what deadlines you have to meet or what types of evidence are best for proving your claim. After being involved in a hit-and-run collision, determining who is responsible for your claim is one of the most important aspects of moving forward. We have compassionately assisted those in need as they work toward compensation for medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Our car accident attorneys in Florida are dedicated to helping you every step of the way.
At Sheftall & Associates, our skilled personal injury attorneys have diligently assisted those with injuries after life-altering car accidents. We will work to ensure that you receive reimbursement for the damages you deserve after another party’s negligence has caused you immense harm. We believe that you should never have to stand alone after a collision that is not your fault. Speaking with a skilled attorney is one of the best decisions you can make, as a resourceful attorney has the knowledge you need to achieve results in your claim. Please do not hesitate to contact a Florida accident attorney at (904) 569-6025 for the help you deserve in your time of need.
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