Fort Lauderdale, FL – One Killed, One Hurt in Crash on NE 3rd Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL (December 13, 2020) – One person was killed and another suffered injuries after a crash in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday. The crash happened on Northeast Third Avenue near the intersection with Sixth Street just after midnight.
According to investigators, a white Porsche was traveling southbound on NE 3rd when the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to veer off the roadway and strike a light pole and a parked car before coming to rest. The Porsche burst into flames following the accident. Both the driver and the passenger were trapped inside the vehicle. A nearby witness rushed to help and was able to pull one person from the car. The other occupant of the vehicle died at the scene.
Neither of the victims has been identified at this time. An investigation into the accident is ongoing and there is no additional information available.
We would like to offer our condolences to the family who lost their loved one in this Fort Lauderdale car accident and we hope that the injured is able to make a complete and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Fort Lauderdale
A Florida car accident can result in injuries that can change the lives of victims and their families forever. According to statistics, there are approximately 400,000 crashes reported throughout our state every year. In addition, about 250,000 injuries and 3,000 deaths occur among the reported accidents. The chances of being injured in a car accident will increase when speed and other factors play a role in the crash.
Under Florida law, car accident victims may have certain rights when they have been injured in a crash. These rights include the right to obtain compensation for pain and suffering, lost wages, and medical bills. In a wrongful death case, the deceased victim’s next-of-kin will file on their behalf and will also be seeking compensation associated with the loss of their loved one.
If you have been affected by a car accident that was not your fault, you need skilled and trusted legal representation as soon as possible to ensure that your rights are protected. At Boone & Davis, our Fort Lauderdale car accident lawyers will have your back every step of the way. We proudly serve Fort Lauderdale and surrounding communities and would be honored to assist you as well. For more than 35 years, our team has helped hundreds of clients recover the compensation that they deserve when they have been injured at the hands of a negligent driver. We strongly believe that no innocent crash victim should be left financially responsible for the careless actions of another motorist.
Our team stands ready to take your call at any time. We provide a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. We also handle most cases on a contingency fee basis so there is no payment to us unless we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To schedule your appointment, please contact us at https://www.booneanddavislaw.com/contact-us/or give us a call any time at 954-566-9919.
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