Miami-Dade County, FL – Two Hurt in Three-Car Crash on U.S. 1 Near MM 119
Miami-Dade County, FL (February 27, 2021) – The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a three-car crash in Miami-Dade County on Tuesday afternoon. The incident happened on U.S. Highway 1 near mile marker 119.
According to a report from officials, a Hyundai, a Chevrolet sedan, and a GMC pickup truck were involved in the accident. Two people were airlifted from the crash scene to Kendall Regional Medical Center. Their injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening. There is no word on the events leading up to the accident. The wreck caused traffic to be backed up for several miles on the road leading out of the Florida Keys. Motorists were advised to use caution when traveling near the crash site and the road was closed for about 30 minutes while the medical helicopter was on the road.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time. There is no further information available.
Florida Car Accidents
Florida ranks at or near the top of national statistics when it comes to car accidents and injuries arising from those accidents. According to the most recent information available, there are about 400,000 reported Florida car accidents each year. From this number, there are about 250,000 injuries and over 3,000 deaths. These statistics show us that driving in Florida can be a hazardous activity, especially for drivers who choose not to follow basic safety precautions. Unfortunately, given the number of negligent drivers all around us, no one is ever truly safe from being involved in a car accident.
A car accident in Florida can be a stressful and emotionally draining experience for victims. The physical pain of the accident can take away your abilities to enjoy the types of activities that you enjoyed before the crash. In addition, you may be unable to work and to support yourself or your family as a result of your injuries. Further, the crash can cause you to suffer from anxiety, PTSD, depression, and a number of mental ailments as you try to move forward from a traumatic experience.
When it comes to handling your Florida car accident claim, it is important to keep all of these things in mind when you are trying to negotiate or achieve a settlement. The cost of your past and future medical care must be considered, along with the impact that the accident has caused on your life. Your pain and suffering and lost wages are an important component of the case and should be valued appropriately. It is important to have an attorney who understands the law and can make sure you are not left shorthanded.
At Boone & Davis, our car accident attorneys in Miami stand ready to help. We bring nearly 40 years of experience and proven case results along with a desire to win your case and make sure that your future is secured.
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