Jacksonville, FL (January 31, 2021) - The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department responded to the scene of a two-car crash on I-295 on Saturday, January 30th. The accident happened around 6:30 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of the highway near Normandy Boulevard.
When officials arrived, they located one person trapped inside their vehicle as a result of the crash. Fire crews worked to extricate the victim before transporting two individuals to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. At this time, there is no word on what caused the collision to take place. The eastbound travel lanes were severely impacted by the crash as motorists remained at a standstill for hours while police and rescue officials worked at the scene. There is no word on the cause of the accident at this time.
An investigation is ongoing and no further information is available.
Each year, there are approximately 250,000 injury accidents in Florida. This number places our state near the top of the nation when it comes to the highest number of injury accidents. While most people would like to feel safe when they are in their vehicles, the reality is that injury crashes occur multiple times per day and often affect innocent victims. Given the number of negligent drivers in Florida, all motorists should use extreme care and caution and be aware of their surroundings in order to reduce their chances of being involved in a potentially catastrophic accident.
Our thoughts and best wishes go out to the injured victims of this car accident in Jacksonville.
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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