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Port St. Lucie, FL – One Killed in I-95 Crash Near MM 117

Port St. Lucie, FL - One Killed in I-95 Crash Near MM 117

Port St. Lucie, FL (March 14, 2021) – Police in Port St. Lucie responded to the scene of a fatal car accident early Sunday morning. The incident was first reported around 4:00 a.m. in the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 near mile marker 117.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, at least one person was killed in the crash. There is no word at this time on the number of vehicles involved in the accident. Troopers have not provided any information on the events leading up to the crash. The road was shut down and was expected to be closed for several hours. Motorists were rerouted onto Southwest Becker Road while the accident investigation was ongoing. Drivers were advised to avoid the scene if possible. The identity of the deceased victim was not immediately available.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing at this time. There is no additional information available.

We would like to extend our most sincere condolences to the family of the victim who was killed in this Port St. Lucie car accident.

Fatal Car Accidents in Florida

Each year, there are approximately 3,000 people killed in Florida car accidents. This number places our state among the most dangerous places in the nation for motorists. Sadly, many of these accident victims will lose their lives in crashes that are not their fault. The overwhelming majority of car accidents in Florida are caused by the actions of negligent drivers. These accidents are caused by drivers who are speeding, distracted, impaired, or otherwise driving in a reckless manner. The cause of each crash must be carefully investigated in order to determine the cause and who should be held responsible.

Certainly, there is nothing more devastating than the sudden loss of a family member due to a Florida traffic accident. During this time, your focus should rightfully be on your family and moving forward following a sudden tragedy. The last thing you should have to worry about is a legal case. Fortunately, there is help available. Under Florida law, the deceased victim’s next-of-kin or legal representative has the ability to file a wrongful death claim in order to recover valuable compensation. While no amount of money can replace the loss of a family member, the money you receive can help to offset the sudden and unexpected financial burdens that you may be facing.

Here at Boone & Davis Law, our wrongful death attorneys in Port St. Lucie are here for you during your time of greatest need. We have more than 40 years of relevant experience in handling some of the most difficult injury claims and we would be honored to assist you. Regardless of what your case requires, our team has the skill and capability to help.

We are here and standing by to speak with you at any time. We offer free consultations and case evaluations for all potential and prospective clients. To schedule your appointment with a member of our team, please reach out to us using the link on our website 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 and 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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