Lake City, FL – Hit-and-Run Accident on FL-47 and SW Business Point DrJacksonville Accident News
Lake City, FL (May 30, 2020) – Around 12:50 p.m. this afternoon, authorities were called to the scene of a hit-and-run accident in Lake City.
Local law enforcement officials responded to the scene immediately, where they discovered that at least two vehicles collided at the intersection of FL-47 and Southwest Business Point Drive in Lake City.
Though few details have been confirmed, police have stated that one of the vehicles involved in the accident fled the scene without calling the police or checking on injured parties. Paramedics were seen assisting those who were harmed in the accident but, at this time, their conditions are not yet known.
The scene was quickly cleared and traffic in the area of the collision continued as normal.
The investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Hit-and-run accidents are among the most severe due to the fact that drivers flee the scene and put lives at risk. These incidents are illegal but continue to affect thousands of people each year. From 2006 and 2016, approximately 1,814 people were seriously harmed in hit-and-run accidents due to the negligence of others. Being injured in a Florida car accident might leave you in a difficult position but you do not have to stand alone at this time. It is essential that you speak with a personal injury attorney in your time of need immediately.
Our attorneys at Sheftall & Associates are dedicated to assisting those with injuries after an accident that is not their fault. We understand that the aftermath of an accident can be incredibly overwhelming and will protect your interests as you navigate the legal system. With the help of an attorney, you can receive the compensation you deserve to move forward. Please contact a Florida accident attorney at (904) 575-9026 for more information on your legal options.
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