Sunrise, FL – Passenger Killed in Crash on Sawgrass Expressway
Sunrise, FL (April 25, 2021) – Officials in Sunrise are investigating after a deadly accident on Saturday morning. The incident occurred around 9:40 a.m. on the Sawgrass Expressway along West Sunshine Boulevard.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a car was traveling westbound on the Expressway when, for unknown reasons, the driver lost control of his vehicle. The car veered off the road and struck a barrier at the west end of Sunrise Boulevard. A passenger in the car was killed in the crash. The driver was not seriously injured. Neither the passenger nor the driver was identified by authorities and the driver remained at the scene to cooperate with authorities. Motorists were advised to use caution when traveling near the accident scene and to find alternate routes of travel if possible.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time. There is no additional information available.
We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the victim’s family following this fatal and tragic car accident in Sunrise.
Fatal Car Accidents in Florida
Florida is one of the most dangerous states in the nation for motorists. According to the most recent statistics, more than 3,000 people were killed in crashes that took place on Florida’s roadways in 2019. In addition to this number, more than 200,000 people suffered some type of injuries as a result of a Florida car accident. Although not all reported accidents will also result in injuries, many of them do. A car accident in Florida can cause serious and life-altering consequences for both victims as well as their affected family members.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a car accident in our state, you are not alone. Following the crash, it is normal to feel anxious, overwhelmed, and uncertain about your future. Fortunately, there is help available. You could have valuable and important legal rights, allowing you to receive compensation for your losses. Under Florida law, you could be entitled to recover for a variety of damages, including lost wages, pain and suffering, loss of companionship, medical and prescription expenses, and potentially more.
Here at Boone & Davis, our skilled Miami car accident lawyers understand what you are going through during this difficult time. We are here to help during your time of need. Our team can ensure that you receive the full compensation you deserve and that you are not left financially responsible for the carelessness of other motorists.
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