Ocala, FL – Hit-and-Run Accident on NW Blitchton RdJacksonville Accident News
Ocala, FL (July 19, 2020) – This afternoon, police were dispatched to the scene of a hit-and-run accident that occurred on a roadway in Ocala.
The accident took place around 12 p.m. when one vehicle was struck by another on Northwest Blitchton Rd around the I-75 area. One of the vehicles immediately fled the scene of the collision. It is not known if police were able to find the responsible party.
The vehicle that remained at the scene of the accident was badly damaged due to the collision. Injuries were reported in one or more victims. Police confirmed that the injured parties were taken to the hospital to be treated for their injuries.
Police confirmed that the roadway was blocked for a period of time while they cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances 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
Florida is one of the most well-known states for hit-and-run accidents in the entire U.S. In one recent year, hundreds of thousands led to over 254,000 injured victims in the state of Florida, with a large percentage of these collisions including hit-and-run drivers. These accidents occur when a driver flees the scene of an accident without checking on the other parties involved. Because of the fact that drivers do not stay at the scene of the accident as they are expected to, they are breaking the law when they engage in these acts. This is why it is especially important that you understand your rights after a hit-and-run collision.
Being injured in any type of accident and knowing that another party is to blame can be a difficult thing to face on your own. These accidents tend to affect victims on emotional, physical, and financial levels, leaving them with questions as they try to understand how they can hold a party liable in their time of need. If you find that another party is responsible for your injuries, you may be able to receive compensation for aspects like medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. If you have been injured in a Florida car accident that is not your fault, it is important that you speak with a personal injury attorney who can help you every step of the way throughout this process.
Our accident attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have assisted those in need after life-altering car accidents. We understand that you may be feeling incredibly overwhelmed and wonder where you can turn after an accident that is not your fault, which is why we are here to assist you in your dire time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida for the help you deserve at this time at (904) 569-6025.
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