Yulee, FL (January 8, 2020) - One person was killed in a two-car crash that occurred in Yulee on Wednesday, January 8th. The crash happened on US 17 near Hamilton Street.
According to authorities, the crash left one person dead and caused traffic to be blocked in both directions near the scene. No information was released on the cause of the crash or the identity of the deceased victim. It is also not known if any other injuries were reported.
Police advised drivers to seek alternate routes while the crash was being cleared. No additional details are available at this time.
According to NHTSA, a reportable accident takes place approximately every 92 seconds. Florida is one of the most dangerous states in the nation when it comes to traffic fatalities as our state consistently ranks among the highest in the nation for deadly accidents. Negligent drivers are very prevalent on our roadways and frequently cause destructive crashes.
Our thoughts go out to the victim who lost their life in the tragic crash in Yulee.
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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