Miami-Dade, FL – Driver Airlifted after Wrong-Way Crash on Don Shula Expwy
Miami-Dade, FL (August 1, 2021) – Several injuries were reported following a wrong-way crash in Southwest Miami-Dade on Saturday, July 31st. The accident happened around 3:30 a.m. on the Don Shula Expressway near Kendall Drive.
The Florida Highway Patrol and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units were called to the accident scene in the northbound lanes of the roadway. According to officials, a Mercedes-Benz was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of the expressway. The Mercedes collided with a black pickup truck and a blue Honda. The driver of the Mercedes was extricated and airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center with serious injuries. The occupants of the truck were taken to Kendall Regional Medical Center for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries while no one in the Honda was hurt.
The victims of the crash have not been identified. Police are still investigating the crash in order to determine the cause.
No further information has been released at this time.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to the victims of this car accident in Miami. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Miami
Car accidents happen in Florida hundreds of times per day. As the largest metro area in the state, Miami also sees its share of crashes. In 2019, there were more than 60,000 reported car accidents in Miami. Given high traffic volumes and a large number of motorists on the road each year, drivers in Miami should always proceed with caution in order to lower their risk of being involved in a serious injury accident. Unfortunately, not all accidents can be avoided due to the actions of negligent drivers.
Following a Miami car accident, you may be struggling both physically and mentally. You may wonder if you will ever be able to resume the life that you once enjoyed. As the medical bills begin to pile up, it is easy to become frustrated as you proceed on your road to recovery. While this is undoubtedly a frustrating time, it is important to remember that there is legal help available.
Florida law provides a remedy for injured accident victims. If you were hurt in a crash that was not your fault, you could be entitled to recover damages for your pain and suffering, as well as lost wages, medical bills, and potentially more. In order to determine the value of your claim, you should speak with a skilled car accident attorney in Miami. Your attorney can advise you on the best path forward.
Here at Boone & Davis Law, we are here for you following a serious crash. From our office in Fort Lauderdale, we proudly serve clients throughout all areas of South Florida. For more than four decades, we have successfully represented crash victims and their families and we would be honored to help you as well.
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