St Augustine, FL – Car Accident at FL-16 and Collins AveJacksonville Accident News
St. Augustine, FL (May 23, 2020) – This afternoon, police responded to the scene of a car accident with injuries at a local intersection.
The accident, according to police, took place at the intersection of FL-16 and Collins Avenue when two vehicles collided with one another for reasons that are not yet known.
The accident took place around 1 p.m. but the roadway was not cleared until several hours later. There was extensive damage to the vehicles involved.
Injuries were also reported due to the collision. Paramedics were present at the scene to assist those with injuries.
The intersection was closed down in the area for a period of time.
No further details have been provided but the investigation is currently ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Recent statistics have shown that hundreds of thousands of people are injured in Florida car accidents every year. In fact, in just one recent year, it was reported that approximately 212,000 people were injured in Florida car accidents, with a percentage of these taking place at intersections. These areas are known for posing serious dangers and putting lives at risk. When a victim has been injured in a Florida car accident, they have the right to speak with a personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
Our accident attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have made it our mission to assist those in need after an accident that is not their fault. We believe that you should not have to worry about the stressful aftermath of an accident that you did not cause. Another party could be financially liable for your losses. Please contact a Florida accident attorney at (904) 575-9026 to find out how we can assist you in your time of need.
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