Port St Lucie, FL – Injury Crash at SW California Blvd & SW Plantation
Port St Lucie, FL (October 5, 2020) – An auto accident caused injuries at an intersection in Port St Lucie yesterday.
The crash took place on Sunday, October 4th, at the intersection of Southwest California Boulevard and Southwest Plantation Terrace.
The factors contributing to the crash have yet to be determined by authorities, who have an active accident investigation currently underway.
Emergency personnel were dispatched to the crash scene in order to render medical aid to anyone injured, although, it is unclear how many people were hurt.
No other details have been made public at this time, as local authorities continue their investigation into the circumstances of the incident.
We would like to offer our thoughts to anyone hurt in the collision in hopes of a full and swift recovery.
No other information has been made available to the public at this time.
Florida Traffic Collisions
A car accident takes place in Florida approximately once every 84 seconds or over 1,000 times per day. Each year, there are around 400,000 auto collisions in Florida that cause over 250,000 injuries and more than 3,000 deaths.
These collisions can take place for a number of different reasons, but the current leading cause of car accidents in Florida is distracted driving, specifically texting and driving, which accounts for approximately 16% of the fatal accident rate in Florida. Speeding is another leading cause of Florida auto accidents, causing 426 fatal auto accidents in Florida in 2017. This is approximately 14% of the statewide accident fatality rate. These are both unfortunately negligent human behaviors that can easily be prevented with mindfulness and increased attention while driving. It is important to stay alert, aware, and sober while driving in order to keep yourself and others safe while on the road.
Being involved and injured in a Florida auto accident can bring unprecedented stress and pain into your life and into the lives of those you love. That pain can be exacerbated when you are under the impression that your accident and injuries were caused by another person’s negligence. For instance, if the other person involved in your collision was texting while driving, speeding, or intoxicated when the accident took place, they need to be held accountable for their negligent actions that ultimately caused your injuries. You are also eligible for significant financial compensation if involved and injured in a traffic accident caused by another person.
The Florida personal injury attorneys at Boone & Davis have extensive experience in all different types of traffic accidents and personal injury cases, ranging from auto crashes to pedestrian collisions and other types of accident injuries. We have almost thirty years of experience in successfully protecting the rights of our clients who have been injured in auto accidents. We have a single mission that we strive to fulfill in each and every case we work on, and that is to provide our clients with the quickest and best recovery possible. We work diligently on your behalf in order to provide you with a full and fair compensation amount that will cover all of your incurred damages and losses that may have resulted from your recent traffic accident caused by negligence.
Call the Boone & Davis law firm today at (813) 544-7096 in order to speak with a reputable traffic accident attorney who will be able to inform you of your existing legal right to compensation for your injuries and losses. No one should ever have to pay for being injured by a negligent driver. Contact our personal injury firm today for more information on how you can successfully move forward from your recent accident and the aftermath that followed.
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