A head-on collision occurred in Jacksonville, Florida at the busy intersection of San Jose Boulevard and University Avenue. Four people were injured in the collision. Although the Jacksonville Fire-Rescue Department say the victims’ personal injuries were non-life-threatening, a pregnant woman had to be cut out of one of the vehicles by police and other personnel. Each victim was taken to Shands Jacksonville Medical Center, neither the victims’ names nor their conditions were released. However, JFRD did state that the fact the one of the victims was a pregnant woman did concern the department. The collision closed the southbound lanes of San Jose Boulevard for about one hour. If you would like to read more on this topic please see Jacksonville Fire-Rescue Department cut pregnant woman out of vehicle after she was involved in head-on collision.
It is important to seek legal representation if you are involved in a serious car collision such as a head-on collision. After these types of terrible, and sometimes fatal, accidents occur, police will conduct an investigation to determine the cause of the collision and who was the culpable party. After causes and fault are determine the innocent bystanders will be able to go after the culpable party for damages, both monetary and equitable. By hiring a Florida Personal Injury Lawyer as representation for you automobile accident case, you are protecting your rights as well as increasing your chances for receiving maximum recovery for your personal injuries, pain and suffering, lost wages, etc.