Miami, FL – FHP Responds to Injury Accident on Florida’s Turnpike
Miami, FL (October 17, 2020) – The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of an injury accident on Saturday morning. The crash took place on the Florida’s Turnpike, near Mile Marker 2.
Troopers received a dispatch call regarding the crash at 9:51 a.m. and responded to the scene at approximately 10:09 a.m. There are few details available surrounding the crash at this time. Police have said that at least one person suffered injuries in the accident. There is no information on the cause of the collision or the number of vehicles involved. The left lane of the roadway was blocked and motorists were urged to use caution when traveling near the scene and to find an alternate route of travel if possible.
An investigation into the crash is underway at this time. No further information has been made available.
We wish to extend our thoughts to the injured victim in this Miami car accident. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Miami
The Miami-Dade area is one of the most populous areas in both our state and the country. Miami is also a favorite spot for tourists and visitors, which attracts more drivers to the streets and highways and increases the chances of an accident occurring. According to statistics from the Florida Department of Highway Safety, there were 64,627 car accidents in Miami-Dade in 2018, resulting in 293 fatalities. In 2019, there were 64,495 crashes but 335 fatalities. These numbers underscore the dangerous and deadly nature of the roadways in and around Miami. Drivers should always remember to use care and caution when traveling.
If you have been hurt in a crash and the collision was not your fault, you may wonder what legal rights you have. Under Florida law, you could be entitled to compensation for your injuries. This includes payment for your pain and suffering, medical bills, and lost wages. It is important to document your injuries and any wages that you have lost as a result of the crash in order to help preserve your claim for compensation due to the accident. You should also speak with an experienced car accident lawyer in Miami as soon as possible.
At Boone & Davis Law, we proudly represent victims who have suffered injuries due to the negligence and carelessness of third parties. We are not afraid to fight the insurance company to help ensure that you receive the compensation to which you are entitled. If your case needs to go to trial, we have substantial experience advocating for our clients in the courtroom in front of a jury. Our firm has successfully represented numerous clients and obtained recoveries by verdict. We have more than 35 years of experience handling accident claims and we are prepared and ready to fight for you during your time of greatest need.
We are standing by now to take your call. Our firm offers free consultations and case evaluations for all potential clients. We also handle accident cases on a contingency fee so you do not owe us any money until we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To schedule your appointment, please contact us via the link on our website or give us a call at (954) 566-9919.
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