Jacksonville, FL – Hit-and-Run Crash Leads to Injuries on I-95Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (July 24, 2020) – Early this morning, a hit-and-run crash took place on a major Jacksonville highway that led to injuries.
Few details have been released regarding the collision but it is believed that the crash took place in the southbound lanes of I-95 around the area of Edgewood Avenue West. Police confirmed that two vehicles collided with one another and one of the vehicles fled the scene.
Police did not say if they were able to catch the driver responsible for the accident. They did, however, confirm that one or more victims were injured as a result of the accident. The injured victims were transported to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.
Police were able to quickly reopen the roadway so that traffic could continue as normal in the area.
No further details have been released but the investigation is ongoing 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 occur more often in Florida than many other states in the U.S. These accidents are among the most severe because they involve a driver who flees the scene of the accident. This is an illegal act that leads to serious harm in many cases. Hundreds of thousands of car accidents occur in Florida every year, many of which lead to injuries. In just one year’s time, over 254,000 people are injured in these accidents, with some taking place due to hit-and-run drivers. If you or someone you love has been injured in a Florida car accident, it is essential that you have the help of an accident attorney on your side.
Being injured in a car accident can impact every aspect of your life. If you have experienced a hit-and-run accident, you may be faced with many questions such as: Who can be held liable for my accident? How will I obtain the compensation I deserve so that I can move forward? Will I be able to meet all of the filing deadlines? These are all important aspects that you should know when you bring a claim against a hit-and-run driver. Having an attorney on your side is one of the best ways that you can ensure that you will receive the compensation you are entitled to. It is important to immediately seek the help of a Florida car accident attorney about your personal injury claim.
At Sheftall & Associates, our skilled accident attorneys have dedicated our lives to helping those injured in serious car accidents. In the blink of an eye, another party’s negligence can lead to a serious accident and injuries that can leave you in a challenging position. We understand how overwhelming these accidents can be and the huge impact they can have on your life. If you have been injured in a car accident and wonder where you can turn, please contact a Florida accident attorney at (904) 569-6025 for more information on your legal options.
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