Jacksonville, FL (October 3, 2020) - A deputy with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office was involved in an injury crash on Friday, October 2nd. The crash occurred around 9:15 p.m. on San Juan Avenue near the intersection with Hyde Park Road.
According to a report from the scene, the deputy was responding to a call and was making a U-turn with his emergency lights activated when his car collided with a vehicle traveling westbound. A passenger in the vehicle that was struck was taken to a local hospital for treatment of a neck injury. Neither the driver of the car nor the officer was injured in the crash. The passenger's injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
There is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed as a result of the crash. No further details are available at this time.
A Florida car accident takes place in about every 92 seconds. All motorists who are on our roadways are at risk of being injured in a crash at any given time. While many people take for granted the possibility of being involved in an accident, it is important to remember that no one is ever truly safe on our roadways. All motorists should take the proper precautions to minimize their risks of causing a car accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim following this crash in Jacksonville. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases of personal injury relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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