Jacksonville, FL – Semi-Truck Accident with Injuries on I-10Jacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (May 17, 2020) – Numerous emergency responders assisted at the scene of a semi-truck accident involving a passenger vehicle in Jacksonville.
According to the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department and Sheriff’s deputies, the accident took place in the eastbound lanes of I-10 around the area of Chaffee Road. The crash took place when a passenger vehicle and truck collided for reasons that are not yet known.
As a result of the accident, multiple people were injured. At least one person was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
There were extensive delays in the area for a period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Florida
Truck drivers are known for being some of the safest drivers on our roads but these accidents continue to occur every day in Florida. In 2016, it was reported that approximately 41,000 accidents involving trucks took place, with many of these leading to injuries. Due to the sheer size of these vehicles, the injuries tend to be catastrophic in nature. If you have been injured in a Florida truck accident, you have a right to speak with a personal injury attorney about your options moving forward.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys in Florida are passionate about helping injured victims obtain compensation for the damages they have sustained in life-altering accidents. We understand how immensely difficult it can be to move forward as you work on your recovery and attempt to compensate for a variety of losses. You have many options at this time. Please contact our attorneys at (904) 575-9026 for the help you deserve.
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