Two Ejected and Seriously Hurt in Jacksonville Crash with Police Cruiser on Merrill Road
Jacksonville, Florida (January 20, 2018) – Three people were injured on Friday night when they were ejected from a pickup truck during a crash involving a Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office vehicle.
The collision happened shortly before 7 p.m. Friday, January 19, at the intersection of Merrill and Fort Caroline Roads in Arlington.
According to Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, a cruiser was attempting to make a turn from Merrill Road onto Fort Caroline Road when the driver of a pickup truck ran a red light and crashed into the cruiser.
The crash caused the pickup truck to flip and ejected two people from the vehicle.
Three occupants of the truck were transported to a hospital with serious injuries.
The police officer was unhurt.
The Traffic Homicide Detectives closed the intersection for several hours as they conducted an investigation.
We wish a quick recovery to the victims of this accident. It is disheartening when a reckless party subjects an innocent person to suffering.
If you or your loved one was injured in an accident, it is advisable you talk to a personal injury attorney and discuss the way forward. You can file a case in court against the responsible party and seek compensation for the injuries, suffering, medical bills, loss of income or other losses that may be caused by an accident.
Contact Percy Martinez Law Office at (305) 497-0132 and discuss your case with a personal injury lawyer.