Clay County, FL (July 13, 2018) – A Clay County deputy was injured in a traffic crash that took place on Friday morning, according to authorities. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office was alerted to the crash incident around 4:43 a.m.
The accident happened on Highway 17, which is just south of Village Square Parkway. The deputy received non-life-threatening injuries in the incident. At this time, the Florida Highway Patrol is taking a closer look at how the accident occurred.
Officers, at this time, believe that the cruiser ended up underneath a box truck, showing that it could have been a rear-end accident or a violation of right-of-way laws. However, the investigation continues at this time and will reveal how the accident occurred.
The cruiser at the scene sustained extensive front-end damages.
Over 250,000 people were injured on Florida roads in 2017 alone. There are many leading causes of these accidents every year such as distracted driving, driving under the influence, excessive speed, and more. Our condolences are with you if you have received injuries in a serious accident.
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