Jacksonville, FL – Officer Injured in Car Crash at Soutel Dr IntersectionJacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (April 9, 2020) – Around 5:45 a.m. this morning, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office confirmed that an officer was injured in a car crash in Jacksonville.
The accident took place at the intersection of Soutel Drive and New Kings Road. An officer was struck in his cruiser by a driver who went through a red light.
Police confirmed that both the driver of the cruiser and the other vehicle were injured and taken to area hospitals for treatment.
All northbound and eastbound lanes of traffic at the intersection were closed down for a period of time. However, they quickly reopened.
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
Intersections pose many dangers and are areas where many victims are harmed each year. In just one year’s time in the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents occur due to the negligence of others. These accidents lead to many types of injuries including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, and more. If you have been harmed in a collision that is not your fault, it is essential that you speak with a Florida car accident attorney.
Our accident attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have dutifully assisted numerous victims who have received harm in a serious collision. We understand that the aftermath of a car accident can have a huge impact on your life on physical, emotional, and financial levels. If you have been injured and wonder where you can turn, please contact our law firm at (904) 575-9026 for more information on your options.
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