West Palm Beach, FL – Injury Crash Shuts Down Alligator Alley
West Palm Beach, FL (November 12, 2020) – An auto accident caused injuries on an interstate in West Palm Beach this evening.
At approximately 6:10 p.m. this evening, Thursday, November 12, an injury accident shut down I-75 at Alligator Alley and prompted a response from local emergency rescue crews.
The total number of individuals who sustained injuries in the crash remains unknown at this time, however, it was stated that at least one person required transportation to the hospital by helicopter.
The identities of the injured victims have not been disclosed to the public at this time.
Traffic in the area was being diverted to US-27 while first responders were at the crash scene. Local travelers were urged to avoid the area at all costs.
No further information is currently available concerning the wreck or its surrounding circumstances.
We would like to offer our thoughts to those hurt in the accident in hopes of a full and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
According to statistics, there are approximately 400,000 reported car accidents in Florida that take place each and every year. 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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