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Broward County, FL – Fatal Traffic Crash on W Copans Rd near NW 15th Ave

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Broward County, FL (April 9, 2021) – One person has lost their life after their involvement in a fatal traffic accident that occurred in Broward County on the afternoon of April 8. Information from reports shows that the incident occurred on West Copans Road east of North Powerline Road at approximately 5:45 p.m. 

Paramedics and police were promptly dispatched to the scene, located in the 1500 block of West Copans Road, in order to medically assist those involved. Upon their arrival, they found that one person had lost their life due to the collision. 

The deceased party has not been publicly identified at this time. The eastbound lanes of West Copans Road east of North Powerline were shut down while responders worked at the crash site. Delays in traffic were observed for approximately two hours after the incident took place. 

Local drivers were urged to seek alternate travel routes for the time being. Police in Broward continue to investigate. 

Our thoughts are with those involved. We hope for their full recovery. 

Car Wrecks in Florida

Serious and deadly car accidents occur each day across Florida. It is easy to be lulled into a false sense of security when we get into a vehicle. Most people take for granted the risks that are associated with operating a motor vehicle on a daily basis. Unfortunately, these risks are always present. According to some recent statistics, there were more than 3,000 people killed in Florida car accidents in 2019. In addition, nearly 250,000 injuries were also reported. Many of the injuries were serious in nature, requiring extensive medical treatment and a long-term recovery period.

If you have lost a loved one in a Florida traffic accident, our condolences go out to you. Certainly, there is nothing more devastating than the sudden loss of a family member. This is especially true if your loved one was killed in a crash that was not their fault. Although these accidents can be very devastating, it is important to remember that you could have legal recourse. Under Florida law, the victim’s next-of-kin may be entitled to bring a wrongful death claim to recover for funeral and medical bills, lost wages, loss of companionship, and potentially more. Only an experienced attorney can properly advise you on this process and ensure that the case is handled appropriately.

At Boone & Davis Law, our experienced Florida wrongful death attorneys are here to help during your time of greatest need. We have decades of experience handling some of the most difficult types of injury claims. Regardless of the nature of your case, we can help you achieve the justice that you deserve.

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Note: Our team of writers for Boone & Davis Law utilizes secondary sources in the creation of these posts. These sources include newspaper reports, news stories, police reports, social media posts, and eyewitness accounts of injury accidents that take place in South Florida. The facts in these posts have not been independently verified by members of our writing staff therefore if you see any information that is not correct or is inaccurate, please contact us as soon as possible so that we can correct the information right away.  If you would prefer that the post be removed from our site, let us know and we will do our best to remove the post as promptly as possible.

Disclaimer: We have worked hard to become valued members of our local business community. Our law firm is providing this post for general information purposes only. We hope that through awareness, our community members will use the necessary precautions to avoid serious accidents like the one described in this post and prepare them should they find themselves the victim of a serious wreck. We want to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of Florida. The information provided in this post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The pictures depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.

 

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