DeLand, FL – Hit-and-Run Crash at E New York Ave and Kepler Rd
DeLand, FL (August 13, 2020) – This morning, a hit-and-run crash happened at an intersection in DeLand that led to injuries.
The accident, according to authorities, took place around 11:38 a.m. when two vehicles collided at the intersection of East New York Avenue and Kepler Road. Though police have not yet confirmed the exact circumstances leading up to the accident, it is believed that a vehicle struck another and then fled the scene of the accident.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. There, they found that one or more victims in the vehicle that remained at the scene received injuries. The extent of the injuries is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time. Police did not yet say if they found the party responsible for the accident.
No further details have been provided but the investigation continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Florida is known for being the top state for hit-and-run accidents within the entire U.S. These accidents take place when a driver illegally flees the scene of an accident without remaining at the scene or calling the police. Hit-and-run is a crime that leads to serious results and puts lives at risk. In just one recent year’s time, over 254,000 people are injured in serious collisions, some of which are hit-and-run accidents. When you have suffered injuries in an accident and believe that another party is to blame, it is important that you have legal options moving forward.
Hit-and-run accidents are some of the riskiest accidents on our roads that cause catastrophic harm to victims every year. You may feel betrayed and alone after one of these accidents but, with the help of a Florida car accident attorney, you do not have to handle the legal process on your own. It can sometimes be incredibly difficult to prove who is to blame for a hit-and-run accident, which is why you should have a legal advocate on your side who has handled these claims in the past. You have a right to compensation and many other aspects and should always speak with a knowledgeable personal injury attorney in Florida who can help you every step of the way.
At Vaughan Law Group, our attorneys understand how challenging it can be to move forward after a serious car accident. Being injured in an accident due to the outright recklessness of another party can impact your life in many ways and leave you feeling helpless. Luckily, with an attorney by your side, you can work to gain reimbursement for your medical bills, surgery costs, pain and suffering, lost income, and more. You have the right to move forward after an accident that is not your fault and an attorney will ensure that your rights are being protected. Please do not hesitate to contact a Florida accident attorney at (407) 648-1426 for more information on how we can assist you.
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