Miami, FL – Police Cruiser Struck in Hit-and-Run at NE 15th & Biscayne
Miami, FL (December 21, 2020) – A traffic collision between a police cruiser and another vehicle took place at an intersection in Miami on December 18.
The accident happened at the intersection of northeast 15th Street and Biscayne Boulevard at approximately 10:00 p.m. on December 18. The reason the crash took place remains unknown at the current time.
Paramedics and other police were called to assist at the accident scene in order to render aid to the injured police officer. The severity of his injuries has not been reported at this point in time.
The officer has not been identified to the public. Police officers who responded to the call concerning the crash redirected traffic at the crash site while other first responders worked to clear the wreckage from the roadway.
No further information has been disclosed concerning the circumstances of this incident in Miami. We would like to offer our thoughts to the injured officer at this time.
Hit & Runs in Miami
In 2018, Florida saw 397,812 auto accidents with 251,970 injuries and 3,004 deaths. According to statistical records, there were 402,489 reported traffic accidents in Florida in 2017 with over 254,300 injuries and 3,114 deaths. This is an almost 1% difference between the accident rates for 2017 and 2018. In 2019, there were 10,500 hit-and-run accidents reported to have occurred in the Sunshine State.
Auto accidents in Florida can occur for many different reasons, but currently, the leading cause is distracted driving, specifically texting and driving. This dangerous and negligent driver behavior accounts for nearly a quarter of all car accidents in the Sunshine State.
A person’s life and wellbeing can be devastatingly impacted after their involvement in a serious traffic accident. Those injured in negligently caused accidents may experience a reduced quality of life, and their wellbeing can be negatively impacted in various ways. They may be forced out of work due to dealing with severe pain and suffering, all while becoming increasingly financially burdened due to their accident and resulting injuries. In the event that a collision you were injured in was caused by negligence, you may be entitled to significant financial compensation to cover things like medical bills and other costs associated with your accident.
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