Jacksonville, FL (July 15, 2020) – Authorities responded to a car crash in Jacksonville last night that left one individual with injuries.
The crash took place at the intersection of Merchants Way and Oakleaf Village Pkwy at approximately 8:11 p.m. on July 14. Two cars collided for reasons that have not currently been disclosed.
Due to the crash, one individual ended up unable to exit their vehicle without extrication from fire crews. Once they were free from the wreckage, the injured victim was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of injuries of an unknown magnitude.
Police, fire crews, and EMTs responded to the scene of the crash and the roadway in the area was closed off for a small period of time following the collision.
No further information has been currently released at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Florida Car Crashes
An injury accident in the Sunshine State takes place thousands of times per year. On average, Florida car accidents involving injury occur nearly 250,000 times over the span of one year’s time. Of these accidents, approximately 155,000 people sustain injuries of a debilitating nature.
Overall, Florida sees around 400,000 total car accidents on average per year. These car accidents can take place for a number of different reasons, but, the leading cause of traffic crashes in Florida is distracted driving, mostly texting and driving. Distracted driving accounts for close to a fourth of all Florida auto collisions. If you feel that you or a loved one were injured in a Florida car crash caused by negligence, contacting a Florida personal injury attorney is always in your best interest.
Being involved in a serious accident can have a devastating impact on a victim’s life. Not only are accidents terrifying, but they often leave victims to deal with overwhelming pain that impacts the quality of their lives in many ways. We, at Local Accident Reports, understand the challenges both victims and their families face after accidents. For this reason, our team has compiled some of the most helpful and invaluable resources available to help aid accident victims as they recover. Victims can reach out to Local Accident Reports at their earliest convenience to obtain a free police incident report and to connect with one of our competent and aggressive personal injury lawyers.
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