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Miami, FL – Fatal, Fiery Crash on Florida’s Turnpike

Miami, FL - Fatal, Fiery Crash on Florida’s Turnpike

Miami, FL (January 6, 2021) – According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a fatal crash took place on Florida’s Turnpike yesterday, January 5, at approximately 3:30 p.m. for reasons still being determined. 

The accident was said to have taken place at Allapattah Road, also known as Southwest 112th Avenue, on Florida’s Turnpike. Few details are currently available concerning the contributing factors of the collision. 

The crash caused a severe car fire that required a response from the Miami Fire Department. Police and paramedics were also dispatched to the accident scene in order to render aid to those involved. Upon their arrival, they became aware that the accident was fatal in nature. 

However, the total number of people victimized in the accident has not been disclosed to the public. A crash investigation is currently being carried out by local police at this time. 

The Turnpike in South Miami was completely closed at Allapattah Road while first responders were present at the scene of the collision. Drivers in the area were urged to use alternate routes for the time being.

No further information has been disclosed at this time. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family or families of the deceased.

Auto Accidents in Miami

According to statistics, there are more than 3,000 people killed in Florida car accidents each year. In a recent year, there were more than 400,000 reported car accidents and nearly 255,000 injuries as a result of those accidents. These numbers tell us that driving in Florida can be very dangerous. In fact, our state has one of the highest reported rates of crashes in the nation. This may be due to a number of factors, including high traffic volume, but it indicates that motorists must always be careful and use caution when traveling.

Under Florida law, you could be entitled to valuable compensation if you or a loved one have been affected by a crash. Most car accidents in Florida are caused by negligent drivers whose actions lead to unnecessary injuries for innocent motorists. Some of the most common causes of crashes in Florida include speeding, distracted driving, impairment, failing to yield to other motorists, and reckless driving. All of these factors and more can cause a devastating collision to occur in a matter of seconds. If you have been hurt in a crash with a negligent driver, a skilled attorney can help make sure that your rights are protected and that you are not left financially responsible for someone else’s mistakes or carelessness.

At Boone & Davis, we proudly fight for the rights of injured accident victims and their families. We know what it takes to ensure your protection when you have suffered harm. While the crash and the aftermath are an unpleasant experience for anyone, your future does not have to be ruined. The compensation you receive can help you recover and get back on your feet faster than you expected. Our Pompano Beach car accident lawyers will make sure that you receive the full value of your claim and that the other party is held fully accountable for their actions.

Our team is standing by to take your call at any time. We provide free consultations and case evaluations for all potential clients. To schedule your appointment, please contact us using the link on our website or give us a call at 954-566-9919.

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 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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