Lake City, FL – Hit-and-Run Crash at CR-240 and Ichetucknee AveJacksonville Accident News
Lake City, FL (July 22, 2020) – This afternoon, a hit-and-run crash with injuries occurred at an intersection in Lake City.
The accident, according to authorities, took place around 3:47 p.m. when two vehicles collided with one another at the intersection of CR-240 and Ichetucknee Avenue. One of the vehicles immediately fled the scene of the accident without stopping.
Numerous emergency responders, including fire crews and paramedics, were present at the scene of the accident. EMS crews assisted those with injuries, though the extent of their injuries is not yet known. It is believed that one or more victims in the vehicle that remained at the scene were transported to the hospital.
The roadway was quickly reopened by police in the area.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
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 some of the most severe accidents that take place on our roads. This is due to the fact that drivers flee the scene of these accidents, which puts other drivers at risk for serious harm. Hundreds of thousands of car accidents occur in Florida every year, some of which take place due to the illegal acts of hit-and-run drivers. In just one year’s time, over 254,000 people are injured in these horrific accidents, with many spending time in the hospital as a result. If you or someone you love has been injured in a hit-and-run accident, you do not have to feel alone. There are many options available for those who have been harmed.
You may wonder where you can turn after you have been injured in a hit-and-run car accident, as you may have never experienced an event like this in your life. There are many complexities in these cases such as proving who is at fault, gathering various types of evidence, and meeting deadlines so that you can be successful in your claim. Having an attorney on your side is one of the best ways that you can move forward and ensure that you are getting the compensation that you are entitled to. It is important to never delay and immediately speak with a skilled Florida car accident attorney in your time of need.
Our personal injury attorneys at Sheftall & Associates understand how overwhelming a car accident can be. Being involved in a car accident due to the negligence of another party can leave you feeling helpless and alone but there are options available for you. You should never stand alone after an accident that is not your fault. You may find that you are actually eligible for a wide array of aspects including medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact a Florida accident attorney about what options are available for you at (904) 569-6025.
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