West Palm Beach, FL – Injury Accident Reported on Florida’s Turnpike
West Palm Beach, FL (October 31, 2020) – Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of an injury crash in West Palm Beach on Saturday, October 31st. The crash was reported on the Florida Turnpike in the southbound lanes near Mile Marker 109.
Authorities were dispatched to the crash scene at approximately 1:55 p.m. The collision took place on the exit ramp, causing the ramp to be blocked as police worked at the scene. There were reports of injuries arising from the accident. At this time, however, there is no information on the scope or the extent of the injuries sustained. Police have not offered any details on the events leading up to the accident.
There is no word on whether any charges are expected to be filed and there is no further information available at this time. An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
We would like to offer our thoughts to the victim of this car accident in West Palm Beach. We hope that all who were affected are able to make a full recovery.
Florida Car Accidents
According to statistics, there are approximately 400,000 reported car accidents in Florida that take place each year in Florida. While no one ever expects to be involved in a crash, these numbers show us that crashes in our state are quite frequent. Motorists should always remember to follow all traffic laws and drive in a safe and responsible manner in order to reduce their risk of being injured in a crash.
While some crashes can be avoided, many of them happen so suddenly that the victims do not have any time to reach in order to prevent a collision. If you have been hurt in an accident that was not your fault, you should have a full understanding of your legal rights. Under Florida law, if you were the victim of an accident, you may be entitled to recover for your damages, including your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Following a Florida car accident, it is important to make sure that you receive all of the compensation you deserve so that you are not left financially responsible for the negligence of another motorist.
At Boone & Davis Law, our attorneys stand ready to help you during your time of greatest need. We have a strong reputation for helping individuals who have been victimized by negligent drivers on our roadways. For more than 35 years, we have successfully represented clients throughout South Florida and the surrounding communities and we would be honored to help you as well.
Our firm offers free consultations and case evaluations for all potential clients. We also handle most accident cases on a contingency basis, meaning that you do not owe us any payments upfront. To schedule your appointment with a member of our team, please contact us via the link on our website or give us a call at 954-566-9919.
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