St Lucie, FL – Serious Car Accident with Injuries on Florida’s Turnpike near MM 167
St Lucie, FL (June 16, 2021) – An auto accident on Florida’s Turnpike on the afternoon of June 16 resulted in injuries and traffic delays. The wreck was reported around 4:19 p.m., however, reasons that the accident took place remain unknown.
According to various sources, the wreck happened on Florida’s Turnpike South just before Mile Marker 167. All lanes of the roadway were blocked while crews worked to secure the scene.
The wreck happened between an unspecified number of vehicles and left at least one person with injuries. Seriously hurt patients were taken to local medical centers for treatment as needed. Their names have not been disclosed at this time.
Authorities in St Lucie continue to investigate the details of the crash. Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Crashes in Florida
Florida car accidents occur on a daily basis, multiple times per day. According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were approximately 400,000 car accidents in our state in 2019. From this number, more than 200,000 injuries were reported, with many of them being serious in nature. The cause of each car accident must be carefully investigated by authorities in order to determine who should be held responsible. The large majority of car accidents in Florida are caused by negligent drivers, including distracted driving, impairment, speeding, reckless driving, and more.
When you or a loved one have suffered injuries in a Florida car accident, you may be unsure where to turn next. Your injuries may be serious in nature, requiring extensive and time-consuming medical care. The recovery from the accident may seem long and painful, making you wonder when or if you will ever be able to return to normal. Fortunately, there is help available for those who are in need. Under Florida law, you could be entitled to receive compensation for your lost wages, pain and suffering, medical bills, and potentially more when you have been injured in a crash. It is important to call a skilled injury attorney who can assist you during this time.
At Boone & Davis, we will make sure that your rights are protected. Our Pompano Beach car accident attorneys bring nearly 40 years of experience to each client’s case. We are not afraid to take a case to trial if warranted. We will also negotiate strongly on your behalf in an attempt to reach a resolution. Regardless of what your situation calls for, we can help.
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