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Opa-Locka, FL – Fatal Crash Takes 1 Life, Injures 5 Others on NW 132nd St & Le Jeune Rd

Opa-Locka, FL - Fatal Crash Takes 1 Life, Injures 5 Others on NW 132nd St & Le Jeune Rd

Opa-Locka, FL (June 10, 2021) – One person has lost their life and five others are suffering from injuries following a collision that happened in Opa Locka on Wednesday, June 9. According to reports, the wreck occurred at Northwest 132nd Street. 

Officials stated that the accident took place at Northwest 132nd Street and Le Jeune Road. The contributing factors of the incident have not been reported to the public at this time. 

Various responders were dispatched to the crash scene in order to assist those involved. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units were observed at the crash site along with police officers and paramedics. 

One individual was pronounced deceased at the scene while five others were treated for injuries and transported to area hospitals for further care as needed. Their identities have not currently been disclosed.

Police in Opa-Locka continue to investigate the details of the accident. Our thoughts are with those involved. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim. 

Car Wrecks in Florida

Fatal Florida auto accidents occur all too frequently, with over 3,000 people losing their lives per year due to these collisions. The Sunshine State is the third-highest state in the country when it comes to the number of fatal collisions that take place there. An average of over 1,000 car accidents occur per day in Florida or approximately one every 84 seconds. These accidents can happen for numerous reasons, some being distraction, intoxication, and fatigue. Unfortunately, these are all forms of driver negligence, which is the leading cause of auto collisions across the United States. 

Approximately 92% of all car wrecks that occur in the United States are caused by some form of driver negligence. If you believe that you or someone you love has been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault, contact the Boone & Davis law firm in Fort Lauderdale in order to discuss your legal options. Depending on the circumstances of the collision you were involved in, you might have the right toward financial compensation. Compensation can cover things like outstanding medical bills, mental health bills, repair costs for your vehicle, and more. Non-economic damages may also be able to be compensated for, such as pain and suffering and loss of consortium. 

Contact our Florida wrongful death attorneys in the horrible circumstance that you have recently lost a loved one due to a negligently caused Florida car accident. We are well versed in the laws surrounding wrongful death in Florida and will work diligently in order to ensure that you are well taken care of after your loved one’s untimely passing. 

Our law firm has over 40 years of experience helping those who have been hurt in serious car wrecks in Florida. Our Fort Lauderdale personal injury attorneys are standing by and waiting to take your call. We are passionate about helping those who have been blindsided by a serious traffic accident. The aftermath of a serious accident can devastate your life, which is why we are here to help. Call our law firm today at (813) 544-7096 for more information on how you can successfully move forward from your injuries and losses you may have incurred in a recent traffic collision caused by carelessness. 

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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