Jacksonville, FL – Hit-and-Run Crash with Injuries on FL-9A BridgeJacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (May 8, 2020) – Around 11:33 a.m. this morning, police responded to the scene of a hit-and-run crash in Jacksonville.
The accident took place on FL-9A on the Dames Point Bridge and led to damages in two or more vehicles. Police are not yet sure what caused the vehicles to collide in the northbound lane.
Paramedics responded to the scene, where they assisted one or more victims with their injuries. Their conditions are not yet known but it is believed that the victims were hospitalized.
Police quickly cleared the scene of the accident.
The investigation into the accident 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
In one year’s time in Florida, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in car accidents that occur for many reasons. Handfuls of these accidents occur due to hit-and-run drivers who flee the scene of the accident after it occurs. Between 2006 and 2016, it was reported that approximately 1,814 hit-and-run collisions took place in the entire state of Florida. Being injured in one of these accidents might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever faced, which is why you should always speak with a car accident attorney.
Our personal injury attorneys at Sheftall & Associates are committed to handling all aspects of your hit-and-run accident. If you believe that another party is at fault for your accident, you have a right to seek compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost wages, and more. It is important that you seek help from a legal advocate as soon as possible. Please contact a Florida car accident attorney at (904) 575-9026 for the assistance you need.
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