Orlando, FL – Hit-and-Run Crash at E Colonial Dr and Pilgrim StOrlando Legal News
Orlando, FL (August 22, 2020) – Early this afternoon, a hit-and-run crash with injuries occurred at an intersection in Orlando.
Though few details have been released, it is believed that two vehicles collided at the intersection of East Colonial Drive and Pilgrim Street. One of the vehicles immediately fled the scene of the accident after it took place. Police did not confirm if they were able to catch up with the responsible party.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the accident. EMS crews assisted those with injuries, though the extent of the injuries is not yet fully known. The injured victims were hospitalized as a result.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time until police were able to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation is currently ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Hit-and-run accidents are some of the most common accidents on our roadways, especially in the state of Florida. These accidents occur when a driver flees the scene of an accident after it occurs, which is an illegal act that typically leads to charges. If you have been injured as a result of one of these accidents, this makes the collision entirely complex and can lead to severe results. Being injured in a car accident can be one of the most challenging things that you will ever face in your life and this is only aggravated when you have to identify the party who caused your accident. Because it is not easy to handle one of these claims on your own, it is essential that you speak with an accident attorney in your time of need.
You may face many challenges in the aftermath of a hit-and-run accident. For one, you will likely spend time in the hospital recovering from your injuries. As you face medical bills that continue to pile up against you, you may also deal with the fact that you are unable to return to work right off the bat. It is important that you realize that an attorney can help you gather evidence that is necessary for making a successful claim. From there, you will be able to work toward the compensation you deserve in these trying times. If you have suffered injuries in an accident, it is important that you speak with a Florida car accident attorney about your personal injury claim as soon as possible.
Our attorneys at Vaughan Law Group are here for you and understand what you are going through after a collision that is not your fault. We will help you work toward compensation for a variety of aspects including medical bills, lost wages, and more in your time of need. If you have been injured and you wonder where you can turn, you should always act quickly. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida at (407) 648-1426 to find out how we can assist you.
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