Boca Raton, FL – Injury Collision on Florida’s Turnpike near Mile Marker 78
Boca Raton, FL (June 15, 2021) – An auto accident in Florida occurred on the afternoon of Tuesday, June 15 that resulted in injuries. The wreck involved multiple vehicles and took place at approximately 1:14 p.m. for reasons still being investigated by police.
According to officials, the incident occurred on Florida’s Turnpike just before mile marker 78. It involved a Ford and a Jeep that were involved in a collision.
Two individuals involved were transported to Delray Medical Center with injuries deemed serious but non-life-threatening in nature. Their identities have not been released at this time.
Authorities in Boca Raton continue to investigate the circumstances of the incident. No further information is available at this time.
Our thoughts are with those involved. We hope for their full recovery.
Motor Vehicle Collisions in Florida
Auto accidents in the Sunshine State are extremely common, happening hundreds of thousands of times per year. On average, Florida sees over 400,000 car crashes per year. Of these incidents, hundreds of thousands of people sustain injuries and thousands lose their lives. Averagely speaking, 250,000 victims suffer injuries yearly in auto accidents in Florida, and more than 3,000 are killed. Florida is among the top three most dangerous states for motorists in the United States, next to California and Texas.
These accidents can occur for a number of different reasons, most of which are related to driver negligence. Many different forms of driver negligence exist, unfortunately. To name a few, fatigue, distraction, and intoxication are some of the most common. The leading cause of car accidents in Florida, currently, is driver distraction, specifically texting and driving. Many people’s lives are devastatingly affected by auto accidents in Florida caused by the negligence of others.
If you or someone you love has recently sustained injuries in a Florida traffic accident, you could be entitled to significant financial compensation for your injuries and incurred losses. You may be facing a wide range of different issues after your accident that affects you in more ways than one. Perhaps you have been seriously injured and have been forced out of work in order to recover. While you are unable to work, you may be watching the bills associated with your crash pile up. Medical bills, mental health bills, vehicle repair costs, lost wages, and more. This may all feel overwhelming, which is why you may benefit greatly from the help of a personal injury attorney in Florida.
The law office of Boone & Davis has been in the business of helping injured crash victims recover the maximum financial compensation available for their injuries for over 40 years. Our trusted legal team of Florida personal injury attorneys is passionate about helping those injured by other people’s carelessness. We believe wholeheartedly that no one should have to pay for being injured due to another person’s bad judgment. Our team is here for you at any time. We offer a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients and we handle most accident cases on a contingency fee basis so you will not owe us money until we obtain a recovery for you. To schedule your free appointment with one of our attorneys, please contact us using the link on our website or give us a call at any time at 954-566-9919.
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