St. Augustine, FL – Hit-and-Run Crash with Injuries on I-95Jacksonville Accident News
St. Augustine, FL (May 28, 2020) – This afternoon, authorities were dispatched to the scene of a hit-and-run crash in St. Augustine.
Though few details have been released regarding the accident, police have confirmed that it took place at 1 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-95.
According to authorities, a vehicle slammed into another on the highway and then fled the scene of the accident. Police have not confirmed if they caught up with the driver responsible for the accident.
Injuries were reported in one or more parties due to the accident. It is believed that the parties were hospitalized.
No further details were reported but the investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Between 2006 and 2016, approximately 1,814 hit-and-run accidents led to injuries in all of Florida. These accidents occur when drivers flee the scene of an accident without checking on the well-being of another party. These incidents are classified as serious crimes that lead to charges and, sometimes, injuries. Being injured in a Florida car accident can have an enormous impact on every aspect of your life and leave you in a difficult situation, which is why you should speak with a legal advocate as soon as possible.
Our personal injury attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those involved in accidents in Florida for years. We understand how overwhelmed you might feel when a driver has struck your vehicle and fled the scene. Luckily, with the help of an attorney, you can hold an individual responsible for the harm that they have caused through their negligent acts. Please contact an accident attorney in Florida at (904) 575-9026 for more information at this time.
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