Jacksonville, FL (April 3, 2019) - The Florida Highway Patrol responded to a crash that took place on I-295 on Tuesday, April 2nd. According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, the accident took place around 11:45 p.m. in the northbound lanes of the highway, near Beach Boulevard.
Officials report that there were several injuries as a result of the crash. The actual nature and extent of the injuries were not revealed, however. There is no word on what caused the collision to occur. All northbound lanes were blocked as a result of the crash. Crews remained on scene until about 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday investigating and clearing debris.
The victims have not been identified and no further information is available at this time.
Our thoughts are with those injured in this accident and we hope for a full recovery to any victims who were affected. This year, there will be approximately 250,000 injury accidents reported in Florida. These accidents can happen at any time. Highways are a common location for car accidents to occur due to higher speed limits, more congestion, and reckless drivers. Many highway accidents are caused as a result of speeding or violations of other traffic laws.
When you have been hurt in a Florida car accident, it is important to understand your legal rights. If the crash was not your fault, there is compensation available for your injuries, lost wages, medical bills, and possibly more. At Rubenstein Law, our Florida personal injury attorneys have made our reputation fighting for the rights of innocent crash victims.
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