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Jacksonville, FL – Serious Collision Involving Backups on I-10

Jacksonville, FL (December 27, 2019) – Yesterday afternoon, December 26th, police responded to the scene of a serious multi-vehicle collision on Interstate-10 in Jacksonville.

The accident initially took place around 1:40 p.m. near the area of Chaffee Road. It happened when a vehicle clipped a semi-tractor, which caused the entire passenger’s side to be ripped away from the vehicle. The car spun in traffic and was facing the wrong direction on the road.

Within the hour, another accident involving the passenger vehicle took place when a vehicle unrelated to the first crash slammed into it.

The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department claims that more than five patients were sent to the hospital.

The Florida Highway Patrol continues to investigate the incidents at this time.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in Florida 

Many of the major accidents that happen on our roads take place on highways or other popular roadways. In just one recent year, a total of 402,000 accidents involving passenger vehicles took place in Florida, with more than half of these ending in injuries. The aftermath of a car accident can be a chaotic thing that impacts victims and their families in a variety of ways. It is essential that you speak with a Florida car accident attorney as soon as possible after an accident.

At Sheftall & Associates, our dedicated and compassionate attorneys have spent decades assisting victims and training to be well-versed in many Florida road laws. We will help you compensate for a wide array of aspects such as lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering, and more. You never want to stand alone after an accident that was not your fault. Please contact our accident attorneys in Florida to find out what options are available for you at 904-647-2296.

Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.

Disclaimer: As members of the local Jacksonville and broader Florida community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. You should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.