Palatka, FL – Hit-and-Run Accident at FL-19 and CR-310Jacksonville Accident News
Palatka, FL (July 27, 2020) – Early this morning around 5:45 a.m., a hit-and-run accident was reported at an intersection in Palatka.
Authorities confirmed that the accident happened at the intersection of FL-19 and CR-310 when two vehicles collided for reasons that are not yet known. According to police, one of the vehicles fled the scene of the accident immediately following the collision. It is not yet known if the party was found by the police.
Numerous emergency responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident, including fire crews and paramedics. EMS crews assisted those with injuries, though the extent of the injuries is not yet known. It is believed that the parties were transported to the hospital.
All lanes of traffic were closed down for a period of time but police quickly reopened the scene.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Intersections are some of the most common places for hit-and-run accidents. Florida is also known for having far more hit-and-run accidents than many other places in the U.S. Hundreds of hit-and-run accidents take place in just one week’s time in the state, some of which lead to serious injuries to the parties involved. When a driver flees the scene of an accident, they are breaking the law. It is important that an injured victim immediately starts working with an attorney who has handled claims like these in the past.
Speaking with a Florida personal injury attorney can help you navigate the trying and challenging legal system as you attempt to get back on your feet after a car accident. Holding a party liable for a hit-and-run accident tends to be far more difficult than many other accidents, which is why you should always have an attorney on your side who has the resources to assist you. By gathering evidence and ensuring that you meet all filing deadlines, a car accident attorney in Florida can assist you every step of the way.
At Sheftall & Associates, our Florida accident attorneys have compassionately assisted those with injuries after life-altering car accidents. We will work with you to ensure that you have the resources needed to help you gain compensation for aspects like medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more in your dire time of need. We will help you obtain compensation and justice in a hit-and-run accident that has changed your life. Please contact an accident attorney at (904) 569-6025 for the help you deserve.
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