Miami, FL – One Dead Following Southwest 3rd Avenue Car Accident
Miami, FL (January 30, 2021) – Police and emergency officials were at the scene of a deadly car accident that took place in Miami early Friday morning. The accident was first reported to have taken place in the 1200 block of Southwest Third Avenue in The Roads community, near Brickell.
According to Officer Kenia Fallat of the Miami-Dade Police Department, the crash involved two vehicles. At this time, it is not clear exactly how the accident took place. Following the collision, the vehicle burst into flames. One of the vehicle occupants died as a result of the accident. A female passenger was taken by ambulance to Jackson Memorial Hospital where she was treated for a serious injury to her leg. Both of the injured victims were in the same vehicle. The identities of those involved in the crash have not been released at this time.
There is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed in connection with the crash. Police are still investigating and no further information is available.
We would like to offer our thoughts and well-wishes for a complete and speedy recovery to the injured victim of this car accident in Miami. Our condolences are with the family who lost their loved one.
Miami Car Accidents
Miami is one of the largest metro areas in the country. Along with a bustling lifestyle also comes larger traffic volumes and, consequently, higher rates of traffic accidents. According to statistics from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were 64,627 reported car accidents in Miami in 2018. In 2019, the number decreased slightly but remained high at 64,495. More than 300 people were also killed in Miami car accidents in 2019, and thousands more sustained injuries when they were involved in a crash.
The rates of serious and fatal car accidents in Miami are quite high. Area drivers should always remember to use care and caution and to drive defensively at all times in order to lower their risk of a crash. Speeding, reckless driving, distraction, and impairment are the main causes of serious accidents that can have a life-changing outcome. If you or a loved one have been affected by one of these crashes, you should seek legal help as soon as possible.
At Boone & Davis Law, our Miami car accident lawyers are here to fight for you during your time of need. We understand all of the difficulties that you are facing during this uncertain time and we can help you move forward. For over 40 years, our lawyers have proudly served the citizens of South Florida. During that time, we have helped to recover millions of dollars in compensation for victims and families who have been affected by the negligent actions of others.
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