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NW Miami-Dade, FL – Two Hospitalized after Car Plunges into Canal on Okeehcobee Rd.

NW Miami-Dade, FL - Two Hospitalized after Car Plunges into Canal on Okeehcobee Rd.

NW Miami-Dade, FL (May 1, 2021) – Two people were hurt after their car went into a canal in Northwest Miami-Dade on Saturday morning. The incident happened on West Okeechobee Road at the intersection with NW 118th Avenue.

Police say that an SUV went off the roadway and plunged into a canal. There is no information on what caused the accident to occur at this time. A Good Samaritan and rescue workers helped to pull a man and woman from the water after the crash. The man was taken to a local hospital in critical condition while the woman was transported and is in stable condition. The victims have not been identified at this time and an investigation into the collision is ongoing. There is no word on potential charges.

No additional information is available.

We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes to the victims of this car accident in Northwest Miami-Dade. We hope that they are able to make a complete and speedy recovery.

Car Accidents in Florida

According to statistics published by NHTSA, a Florida car accident occurs about once every 92 seconds. This means that all motorists on our roadways must remain vigilant at all times as a crash could occur at any moment. Speeding, reckless driving, impairment, distraction, and more can all lead to a serious accident that can leave victims suffering from catastrophic injuries. Unfortunately, these incidents take place multiple times per day in Florida.

If you have been injured in an accident, you should seek to protect your legal rights as soon as possible. Many victims of car accidents in Florida mistakenly believe that the insurance company has their best interest in mind and is working for them when it comes to receiving a settlement of their claim. The insurance company, however, is only concerned with settling the case as quickly and cheaply as they can. It is important to make sure you are represented by experienced counsel who can help you get the compensation that you deserve.

At Boone and Davis, we make sure that our clients are able to recover the maximum amount according to law. With over 40 years of experience helping accident victims, we know how to evaluate your claim so that you are not left with an inadequate settlement that does not fully compensate you for your pain and suffering, lost wages, and medical bills. We will stand up for you when your back is against the wall. Our South Florida car accident attorneys are here to help during your time of greatest need.

We offer free consultations and case evaluations to all potential clients. We also work on a contingency fee basis for most accident cases so there is absolutely no obligation to you unless we obtain a recovery. To schedule your appointment with a member of our team, please contact us using the link on our wesbite or give us a call at 954-566-9919.

Note: Our team of writers for Boone & Davis Law utilizes secondary sources in the creation of these posts. These sources include newspaper reports, news stories, police reports, social media posts, and eyewitness accounts of injury accidents that take place in South Florida. The facts in these posts have not been independently verified by members of our writing staff therefore if you see any information that is not correct or is inaccurate, please contact us as soon as possible so that we can correct the information right away.  If you would prefer that the post be removed from our site, let us know and we will do our best to remove the post as promptly as possible.

Disclaimer: We have worked hard to become valued members of our local business community. Our law firm is providing this post for general information purposes only. We hope that through awareness, our community members will use the necessary precautions to avoid serious accidents like the one described in this post and prepare them should they find themselves the victim of a serious wreck. We want to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of Florida. The information provided in this post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The pictures depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.

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