Jacksonville, FL – Officer Injured in Car Accident on University BlvdJacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (July 12, 2020) – Last evening around 6 p.m., a car accident took place in Jacksonville that led to injuries in an officer.
An officer with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and a Chevrolet pickup truck driver were involved in the accident. The officer was headed east on University Boulevard and started to make a left turn while the Chevy driver was headed west. The vehicles forcefully collided with one another.
Both of the vehicles struck each other so forcefully that they ended up in a hotel parking lot that was nearby.
The officer and the other driver were both taken to the hospital with injuries but are expected to recover.
Eastbound lanes of traffic on University Boulevard were closed until 8 p.m. while police cleared the scene.
At this time, police continue their investigation.
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, it is estimated that approximately 254,000 injuries are reported due to Florida car accidents. Victims sometimes sustain devastating injuries and are hospitalized where they will endure a long road to recovery. At times, victims may even miss time at work, which can impact every aspect of their life, especially financially. Being injured in a car accident can be a difficult time, which is why victims are urged to speak with a personal injury attorney in their time of need.
For years, our accident attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have assisted those injured in life-altering car accidents. We will work to ensure that you receive compensation for medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and more along the way. You should have help on your side as you navigate the legal system. Please do not hesitate to contact a Florida accident attorney at (904) 569-6025.
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