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Hialeah, FL – Fatal Car Accident Involving a Motorcycle on Okechobeed Rd near W Fifth St

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Hialeah, FL (May 11, 2021) – A fatal traffic accident took one life in Hialeah on Tuesday, May 11. According to reports, the incident closed Okeechobee Road in both directions that morning. 

Sources indicate that the crash happened near West Fifth Street for reasons still being investigated by police. Responders treated those with injuries at the scene before transporting seriously injured patients to area medical centers for further care. 

A pickup truck and a motorcycle were observed at the crash scene. The motorcycle was laying on the ground. It appeared that the victim was riding the motorcycle, though it has not been confirmed. 

All lanes of Okeechobee at West First Avenue reopened at around 10:45 a.m. Police continue to investigate the details of the accident. 

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

Auto Accidents in Florida

It is impossible to predict when a traffic accident is going to occur. Being involved, let alone injured in one is often a nightmarish experience. The immediate consequences of a wreck may present themselves in many forms, including physical, emotional, and financial.  For this reason, among many others, dealing with the aftermath of a collision can be extremely overwhelming. Sadly, thousands of people across Florida are hurt in traffic accidents every single year. The leading cause, currently, is negligent/reckless driving. Careless drivers send numerous Floridians to the hospital with injuries on a daily basis. Many of these victims are left with debilitating, life-long injuries that affect their lives on a day-to-day basis. 

Regardless of the fact that there are numerous safety precautions that can be taken to protect oneself while on the road, the truth remains that the actions and decisions of other drivers cannot be controlled. Innocent motorists continue to be victimized in Florida by the negligent actions of others on the road. Victims who are seriously hurt in these types of accidents deserve full and fair compensation for their injuries and losses. They may greatly benefit from seeking the assistance of an experienced personal injury lawyer in Florida

In the event that you or someone you love has been injured in a traffic accident caused by a careless, reckless, or negligent driver in the Sunshine State, contacting an experienced and skilled Florida car accident attorney will increase your chances of receiving the financial compensation you deserve. Oftentimes, if you choose to forego negotiations with the insurance company on your own, they will try to offer you a lowball settlement amount. You may not even be aware that it is less than it should be, but with the knowledge and persistence of a personal injury attorney on your side, the insurance companies have no choice but to provide you with a fair settlement. An attorney may also be able to provide you with compensation from other sources depending on the circumstances of your accident. 

The seasoned personal injury lawyers at Boone & Davis, Attorneys at Law are dedicated to providing our clients with high-quality legal assistance. For over 35 years, our team of lawyers has developed a reputation for success and excellence among our clients as well as our peers. We understand that when you’re injured in a traffic collision, it can have a detrimental effect on your life. You may be faced with overwhelming medical bills while you’re forced out of work because of your injuries, which can be highly stressful. 

Call our law firm at 954-566-9919 to inquire about your eligibility for financial compensation if you or a loved one of yours has been injured by a negligent driver. We offer free consultations and work on a contingency fee basis, which means you pay nothing unless awarded financial compensation. Call us at your earliest convenience in order to get started on your own personal path to recovery. 

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 and hopes 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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