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Seminole County, FL – Car Wreck on US-17/92 N near Prairie Lake Dr Causes Injuries

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Seminole County, FL (June 30, 2021) – On Wednesday, June 30, a vehicle crash in Seminole County resulted in injuries for an unspecified number of victims. According to reports, the incident took place at approximately 1:24 p.m. 

Emergency vehicles were observed near the junction of US-17/92 North and Prairie Lake Drive. Information from various sources states that one or more involved parties were transported from the scene to local medical centers in order to receive treatment for their injuries. 

As first responders worked at the scene, all lanes of traffic on US-17 were shut down. Drivers in the area were forced to find different travel routes while crews worked to clear the wreckage from the collision. 

The crash inquiry remains ongoing at this time. Nothing further has been reported. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery. 

Vehicle Accidents in Florida

Even if your driving record is spotless and you consider yourself an extremely safe and mindful driver, you are still at risk of becoming involved in an accident due to another driver’s negligence. Unfortunately, no matter how many precautions we take, we cannot predict the decisions and actions of other drivers on the road. Negligent drivers are responsible for almost 100% (~94%) of all auto accidents in the United States today. That is equivalent to nearly 6 million car accidents per year. Roughly 6% of the national accident rate can be attributed to the Sunshine State, which regularly sees around 400,000 car accidents annually.

If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident that you believe was caused by another person, you may be entitled to significant financial compensation that can help you pay for your injuries and incurred losses. Depending on the circumstances of your wreck, your pain and suffering may be able to be compensated for, among many other unpleasant things you may be dealing with due to the crash. Medical bills, mental health bills, physical therapy bills, loss of life enjoyment, and more are all eligible for compensation in a personal injury lawsuit, as well as much more. 

Determining the exact cause of a vehicle crash may be difficult depending on the number of involved factors that played a role in the event. Many different concerns may need to be addressed during a personal injury claim, including possible reasons the collision took place. Auto accidents in Florida can happen for many different reasons, but currently, the leading cause is driver distraction, followed by speeding and intoxication.  Additionally, figuring out who is legally responsible for a car wreck can require a lot more time and energy than you may think. In Florida, if a plaintiff is partially at fault for a crash, they still may be eligible to collect financial compensation for their injuries and losses. Depending on the percentage that you are found to be responsible for the incident, for example, if it is found that you’re approximately 50% responsible, you’ll be able to collect 50% of the allotted compensation amount. A personal injury attorney in Florida will be able to help you better understand your legal rights and the process surrounding personal injury law in the Sunshine State. 

In the event that you or someone you love has sustained injuries unfairly due to the negligence of a reckless driver, Boone & Davis Law will help you obtain full and fair financial compensation for your pain and suffering and other damages. Our Florida personal injury lawyers have amassed extensive experience in fighting for the rights of injured crash victims and their families. We have made it our professional goal to ensure that injured crash victims’ rights are protected and not taken advantage of.  Contact our law firm as soon as possible to discuss your case for free 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. 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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