Williston, FL – Car Crash with Injuries on 162nd TerraceJacksonville Accident News
Williston, FL (July 19, 2020) – This afternoon, a car crash with injuries occurred on a major roadway in Williston.
Though few details have been released regarding the accident, it is believed that the accident happened around 12:27 p.m. when two vehicles collided with one another on Northwest 162nd Terrace north of Highway 316.
The vehicles involved in the collision were badly damaged and numerous emergency responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident. There, they assisted those with injuries. It is not yet known how many were hospitalized as a result of the collision.
Police were able to clear the scene of the accident within the hour and traffic started to resume as normal.
No further details have been provided. Police continue their investigation into the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
The aftermath of a car accident is a reality that many victims are forced to face every year due to the recklessness of others. According to the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Department, data shows that approximately 254,000 people are injured in Florida car accidents every year and these numbers are always growing. This means that, in just one day’s time, over 1,000 car accidents are reported within the state. These accidents occur due to a variety of reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and many other related aspects. Understanding how accidents happen means that we can work to prevent these physically traumatic and financially devastating accidents from happening. Those who are injured in a Florida car accident should know that there are many options available for them as they work on their recovery.
When a victim is injured in a Florida car accident, they might be feeling lost and confused as they are thrust into the world of injury claims and left to fend for themselves. Many victims believe that the turmoil of an accident will be too much to handle and decide that they are not going to bring a claim for compensation. However, they realize too late that the bills continue to pile up as they are working on recovering, which can affect a victim on many levels and leave them feeling helpless. Because of this, it is important that victims have a legal advocate by their side who can help them in the midst of their personal injury claim.
At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys have spent years helping those injured in Florida car accidents. We understand how difficult these times can be for you and extend a helping hand so that you do not have to stand alone. You should not be on the hook for a variety of damages that were brought on due to a negligent party’s actions. Instead, you should be able to heal without the stressful aftermath of your accident looming overhead. If you have been harmed in a serious collision and you wonder what options are available for you at this time, please contact a Florida accident attorney immediately at (904) 569-6025.
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