Jacksonville, FL – Hit-and-Run Crash on FL-9A Near Dames Point BridgeJacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (July 3, 2020) – Around 5 p.m. this evening, police responded to the scene of a hit-and-run crash on a major highway in Jacksonville.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office reported that the collision took place in the eastbound lanes of FL-9A at the beginning of the Dames Point Bridge. Two vehicles allegedly collided, with one fleeing the scene of the accident.
Paramedics and other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident where they assisted those with injuries. Police did not confirm whether or not they were able to catch the responsible driver.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
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 in Florida more often than many other states in the U.S. These accidents take place when a driver flees the scene of the collision without stopping to check on the other parties or call the police. These illegal acts risk lives and leave victims with catastrophic injuries and damages every year. If you have suffered the aftermath of a car accident in Florida, you may wonder what options are available for you.
Our personal injury attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have diligently assisted those with injuries after life-altering car accidents in the state of Florida. We are dedicated to helping you achieve compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more in your desperate time of need. We will help you pick up the pieces and move forward. Please contact an accident attorney in Florida to find out how we can assist you at (904) 569-6025.
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