Miami, FL – Injury Crash on W Flagler St & NW 17th Avenue
Miami, FL (July 24, 2021) – Authorities in Miami are investigating following a crash involving a police vehicle and another vehicle on Friday, July 23rd. The crash happened just after 6:15 a.m. on West Flagler Street at the intersection with Northwest 17th Avenue in the Little Havana neighborhood.
Police say that a black SUV and a patrol car collided with each other at the intersection. The SUV rolled over following the crash and also collided with a light pole. The police vehicle sustained heavy damage to the front end. Three people, including two police officers, were transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The crash caused the westbound lanes to be shut down as authorities cleared the scene. Motorists were advised to find alternate routes of travel.
The cause of the crash remains unknown at this time. An investigation is ongoing and there have been no charges filed.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to those affected by this Miami car accident. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Miami Car Accidents
According to statistics, there are more than 400,000 reportable car accidents in Florida each year with approximately 250,000 of these crashes leading to injuries. In Miami, there are more than 60,000 reported accidents each year, making this area one of the most dangerous in the state for motorists. Given the prevalence of negligent drivers in the area, motorists in Miami should always utilize the highest level of care and caution in order to lower their risk of being involved in an accident.
If you have been involved in a car accident in Miami and suffered injuries, you could have valuable legal rights. The law is written such that injured crash victims can recover from the other driver if they were not at fault for the accident. The extent of your recovery will depend on many factors, including your age, the severity of your injuries, the need for costly present and future medical treatment, whether you lost wages as a result of the accident, and the degree to which you experienced debilitating pain and suffering due to the crash. All of these factors are evaluated when determining a fair outcome and resolution to your case.
Only an experienced car accident lawyer in Florida can assist and advise you regarding the value of your claim. Our Miami personal injury attorneys at Boone and Davis have handled accident cases throughout eastern Florida for more than 35 years. We know what you are going through during this difficult time and we have the skills and experience needed to help. Before you speak with the insurance company, give us a call so that we can guide you through this process and take some of the stress off of your shoulders.
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