Jacksonville, FL (May 12, 2021) - Police in Jacksonville responded to the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on Monday, May 12th. The accident happened on Interstate 295 near the intersection with Old St. Augustine Road.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, along with the Florida Highway Patrol, responded to the scene just before 8:00 a.m. According to a report, six cars were involved in the accident. At least two people sustained critical injuries in the crash and were taken to a local hospital for treatment. There is no further update on their conditions at this time. Police have not said what caused the accident to occur. The road was closed briefly while police investigated at the scene.
No further information has been released.
Car accidents in Florida take place about once every 90 seconds. According to statistics, more than 200,000 people were hurt in crashes that took place in our state last year. This number has continued to gradually climb over the years as more drivers are on the road. Sadly, many of those who are hurt will be involved in a crash due to the actions of a negligent driver.
We would like to offer our thoughts and well-wishes to the victims of this Jacksonville car accident.
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 or personal injury that are 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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