Jacksonville, FL – Swimmer Injured in Boat Accident on Trout RiverJacksonville Accident News
Jacksonville, FL (May 16, 2020) – This morning, police and rescue crews responded to a boat accident involving a swimmer on the Trout River in Jacksonville.
According to fire crews, a swimmer was in the river when he was struck by a boat propeller. His leg became trapped.
The call came in around 4:30 a.m. Multiple people worked to keep the man’s head above water while crews worked to free his leg, which they were able to do after a period of time.
The man was taken to the hospital to be treated for his injuries.
At this time, the investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Boat Accidents in Florida
Florida is known for having more boat accidents than many other places within the entire state. These accidents can happen for many reasons including the fault of boat drivers themselves, as well as manufacturers of boat parts. If you have been injured in one of these accidents and believe that another party is to blame, it is important that you immediately seek the help of a Florida personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
Our boat accident attorneys in Florida at Sheftall & Associates are dedicated to helping you receive compensation for many aspects after you have been injured in a boating accident. The aftermath of a boat accident can be incredibly overwhelming as you attempt to navigate the legal system as you work on your recovery. Luckily, with the help of an accident attorney, you can move forward during these difficult times. Please contact a boat accident attorney at (904) 575-9026 for the help you deserve at this time.
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