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Palm Beach County, FL – Car Wreck with Injuries on Florida’s Turnpike S near Southern Blvd

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Palm Beach County, FL (June 25, 2021) – A serious collision occurred in Palm Beach County on the afternoon of June 24. According to reports concerning the incident, it took place at approximately 3:37 p.m. on Florida’s Turnpike. 

The wreck reportedly occurred on Florida’s Turnpike South near the exit for Southern Boulevard, Exit 97. An unspecified number of vehicles were involved in a collision that then blocked the entire roadway for an extended period of time. 

Emergency vehicles including police, paramedic, and fire were observed at the scene. It appears that at least one person was transported to an area hospital with injuries. However, the involved parties have not been identified at this time. 

Traffic in the area was backed up to Exit 99: Okeechobee Boulevard/SR-704. All lanes of the Turnpike were blocked for some time on the afternoon of June 24 while responders were present at the scene. 

No further information has been provided concerning the nature of the accident or its surrounding circumstances. Police in Palm Beach continue to investigate. 

Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for their full recovery. 

Auto Collisions in Florida

Whether you own or rent your own, simply ride in one to get from point A to point B, or are a traveling pedestrian, motor vehicles are a common part of everyday life for the majority of us. Often utilized for necessary and convenient services, as well as transporting people and goods, vehicles have become an integral part of daily life for Americans. However, serious and often devastating traffic accidents can occur if drivers do not exercise extreme caution and care while operating their vehicles. 

Approximately 94% of all traffic collisions that happen in the United States are caused by driver negligence.  This concerning statistic puts into perspective just how common and problematic these types of accidents are. Whether a crash happens due to fatigued driving, driver distraction, or driver intoxication, an incident of this magnitude can and often does result in severe injuries or even death. This may leave you and your family in a harsh, painful, and unexpected predicament. 

Almost everyone in the US has been the victim of a vehicle collision or knows someone who has. Especially if you live in Florida, where the auto accident rate is higher than almost any other state in the nation. According to information provided by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, in Miami-Dade County, a reportable traffic accident takes place roughly once every 8 minutes. On average, approximately 85 people per day sustain injuries due to traffic accidents in Miami.

A vehicle collision in Florida can be a complicated, tragic, and expensive event. Your vehicle may be totaled, your medical bills are stacking up, all while you may be bedridden or simply unable to work or live your life the way you want to. Additionally, an insurance adjuster might be attempting to settle your claim as quickly and as cheaply as possible. Our skilled and experienced group of personal injury lawyers at Boone & Davis have made it our personal and professional duty to work for you and your loved ones in order to protect you and your existing legal rights.  

Our team of knowledgeable Fort Lauderdale personal injury attorneys fight for our clients and we will be here for you during this difficult and trying time. We handle most cases on a contingency fee basis so you will not owe us any money until we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To schedule your free appointment with one of our attorneys, please reach out to us via the link on our website or give us a call at (833) 623-0042.

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 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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