St. Augustine, FL – Head-on Collision at FL-207 and Lightsey Rd IntersectionJacksonville Accident News
St. Augustine, FL (May 19, 2020) – Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that a child was seriously injured in a head-on collision at a St. Augustine intersection.
The crash allegedly took place at the intersection of FL-207 and Lightsey Road when the driver of a pickup truck was headed in the wrong direction and crashed into a passenger vehicle.
A mother of three and her children were inside the passenger vehicle. One of the young children received critical injuries and was taken to Wolfson Children’s Hospital for treatment. The others were taken to Flagler Hospital with injuries as well.
The roadway was closed down at the intersection for a period of time following the accident.
Police continue their investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Head-on collisions lead to some of the most catastrophic and fatal results. In one year in the U.S., research showed that approximately 58% of head-on collisions led to one or more fatalities. These accidents typically lead to hospitalizations in many victims. If you have been seriously injured in a Florida car accident, you have options and should always speak with a personal injury attorney in your time of need.
Our accident attorneys in Florida at Sheftall & Associates have years of experience helping victims and their families through one of the most difficult experiences of their lives. We will ensure that your rights are protected as you work toward compensation to cover aspects like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, surgery costs, and more. Please contact an accident attorney as soon as possible for more information at (904) 575-9026.
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