Miami Gardens, FL – Woman Hurt in Shopping Center Crash on NW 2nd Ave.
Miami Gardens, FL (April 3, 2021) – A woman was hurt after she was struck by a vehicle in Miami Gardens on Thursday morning. The crash took place near a shopping center off of Northwest 2nd Avenue, near 195th Street.
The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to the crash scene along with police officers. According to a report from the scene, the woman was walking at the shopping center when she was hit by an SUV that crashed into a building. The woman, later identified as 64-year-old Joan Shiwgovind, was taken to the hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. She sustained injuries to her knee, leg, and stomach. There is no further word on her condition at this time. No additional injuries were reported as a result of the crash.
Police have not released any details on the SUV or the suspect at this time. It is not clear if any charges have been filed. There is no further information available.
We would like to offer our thoughts and well-wishes to Joan Shiwgovind following this car accident in Miami Gardens. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Miami
The Miami metropolitan area is the seventh-largest area in the United States in terms of land size. The Miami area is also densely populated, with hundreds of thousands of vehicles traveling the roadways in and around the city each day. As a result, Miami experiences its share of car accidents. In 2019, there were 64,4965 reported car accidents in Miami. In 2018, there were 64,427 reported accidents. It is clear, then, that driving in the Miami area comes with risks to motorists. Not all car accidents occur on the roadways, either. In some cases, innocent bystanders can be hurt if they are simply near a vehicle at the wrong time.
If you or your family member have been injured in a car accident in Miami, you could have important and valuable legal rights. Under Florida law, innocent accident victims may be able to recover damages, including pain and suffering, lost wages, medical and prescription bills, and more. Depending on the severity of the injuries, your potential recovery could be substantial. It is important to seek help from an attorney who understands the law and can make sure that you receive the recovery that you need and deserve.
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