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Okeechobee, FL – Fatal Auto Crash Takes Two Lives on NW 192nd Ave near NW 254th St

Okeechobee, FL - Fatal Auto Crash Takes Two Lives on NW 192nd Ave near NW 254th St

Okeechobee, FL (June 21, 2021) – Two people have lost their lives after their involvement in a car accident in Okeechobee that occurred on Saturday, June 19. The victims included a 7-year-old boy and a 27-year-old man. 

Information from officials shows that the incident occurred on Northwest 192nd Avenue near Northwest 254th Street. The collision involved three vehicles, according to reports. 

The vehicles involved included two pickup trucks and an SUV. A pickup truck headed north on 192nd Avenue struck the side of a trailer that was being hauled by an SUV that was headed south. 

The pickup truck then collided with the front end of a second pickup truck that was behind the SUV. The second pickup flipped onto its roof, taking the lives of the man and the young boy. 

Both victims were residents of Okeechobee. Their names have not been disclosed at this time. 

The occupants of the first pickup truck, a 21-year-old male and an 18-year-old female, are currently hospitalized with critical injuries. 

Two adults and three young children were in the SUV at the time of the crash. None of them were hurt. 

Police in Okeechobee continues to investigate the circumstances of the crash. 

Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased at this time.

Car Accidents in Florida

Sustaining injuries in a Florida car accident can be a very difficult experience. Crash victims and their families may be faced with an array of problems following a serious collision. Depending on the severity of the incident, it could put you in debt in more ways than one. You may be forced out of work for a prolonged period of time while suffering from serious injuries. Your medical bills and vehicle repair bills might be piling up, causing you mental stress and worry. 

If you are under the impression that you or a loved one of yours has sustained serious injuries in a car crash in Florida that was the result of another driver’s negligence, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Compensation in a personal injury case can cover a multitude of different expenses associated with your recent wreck. Some of the things that may be able to be compensated for include medical bills, vehicle repair costs, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. However, it is only with the help of an experienced personal injury lawyer in Fort Lauderdale that you will be able to collect full and fair compensation for your injuries and losses. 

The lawyers at Boone & Davis have been working with injured accident victims and their family members for over 40 years. We are passionate about helping those who have been hurt by the negligence of others recover in every way possible. We will assist you in answering any questions you may have during the complicated personal injury process. You do not deserve to face an issue like this by yourself, which is why we are here to help. 

We are here and standing by to take your call at any time. Let us put our skills and experience to work for you. We have assisted injured victims and their families in the South Florida area for nearly forty years. Our firm always provides a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential clients. To schedule your appointment with a member of our firm, please reach out to us at the link on our website or give us a call at 954-566-9919.

Note: Our team of writers 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 and hopes 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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