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Jacksonville, FL – Serious Multi-Vehicle Collision on US-17

Jacksonville, FL (January 14, 2020) – Around 8:45 a.m. on January 13th, police responded to the scene of a serious multi-vehicle collision on US-17.

The accident, according to the Jacksonville Police Department, took place on US-17 in the area of Interstate-295. Police have not yet confirmed that caused the vehicles to collide with one another.

According to authorities, all northbound lanes of the roadway were blocked following the collision. There was a large emergency response including law enforcement officials, paramedics, and fire crews.

Injuries were reported but the extent of the injuries is not known at this time.

A police investigation into the cause of the accident continues 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 recent year, over 159,000 people were hospitalized due to serious accidents on Florida roadways. These accidents tend to happen for a wide array of reasons including distractions, drunk driving, speeding, and more. Many victims are forced to undergo extensive medical treatment and might even take weeks or months to return to work. This can leave them in a desperate financial situation. It is imperative for victims to speak with a skilled car accident attorney after a collision that was not their fault.

At Sheftall & Associates, we work compassionately and dedicate our legal knowledge to every aspect of your claim. We have helped thousands of victims recover compensation for an array of aspects. If you are feeling overwhelmed, it is important to speak with an attorney you can trust through every step. Please contact our Florida accident attorneys at 904-647-2296 for help understanding your legal options.

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.