Jacksonville, FL (March 15, 2019) - The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating following a deadly hit-and-run crash on US-17. The crash happened on Friday, March 15th, near Fleming Island.
Troopers say that a semi-truck was traveling near Harbor Drive when it was involved in a crash with another vehicle. Following the collision, the truck continued southbound on US-17. Police were able to locate the truck near the crash scene. One person was killed in the accident. Neither the victim nor the truck driver have been identified at this time.
No additional information is available.
Our condolences are with the family of the victim in this tragic Jacksonville crash.
Approximately 25% of all crashes in Florida are hit-and-run collisions. A hit-and-run usually involves serious injuries or even death for its victims. A driver involved in a hit-and-run may choose to flee the scene because they wish to evade responsibility for causing a serious crash. Being the victim of a hit-and-run crash can be an incredibly frustrating experience.
Our team of attorneys at Rubenstein Law are dedicated to assisting hit-and-run crash victims and their families. With over 30 years in business, we are skilled and knowledgeable when it comes to handling these complicated claims. We offer free consultations to all accident victims.
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