Jacksonville, FL – Hit-and-Run Crash in SB Lanes of I-295Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (April 17, 2020) – Around 2:45 p.m. this afternoon, a serious hit-and-run crash took place on I-295 around the area of Lem Turner Road.
Jacksonville authorities responded to the accident, which took place in the southbound lanes of traffic and blocked several lanes of the roadway for a period of time. There, they found that two or more vehicles collided with one another.
The damages to the vehicles were excessive and serious injuries were reported to the parties involved in the accident.
The driver responsible for the crash fled the scene of the accident and it is not known if police were able to catch up with them.
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.
Hit-and-Run Accidents in Florida
Between the years 2006 and 2016, approximately 1,814 hit-and-run accidents took place as the result of negligent drivers. These accidents commonly lead to serious injuries including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, and more. It is important that you speak with a legal advocate as you move forward after being harmed in an unexpected car accident in Florida.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys are committed to helping those in need obtain compensation for a wide array of losses after an accident. Hit-and-run accidents impact victims on many levels and include some of the most negligent drivers. If you have been harmed and wonder where you should turn, please contact our law firm in Florida at (904) 575-9026 for the help you deserve.
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