West Palm Beach, FL – Major 2-Vehicle Accident on S Federal Hwy & SE Pettway
West Palm Beach, FL (April 23, 2021) – Police in West Palm Beach are currently investigating the circumstances of a collision that occurred on the afternoon of April 21. At around 3:24 p.m., police and EMTs were sent to the scene of a collision on the Southeast Federal Highway.
Sources state that the crash took place on the Southeast Federal Highway near Southeast Pettway between two vehicles. The details of the accident have not been disclosed to the public at this time.
Two people were reported to have sustained injuries in the wreck. They were treated on-site before being taken via ambulance to local medical centers.
The southbound lanes of the Federal Highway were closed in the vicinity of Southeast Pettway Street for an extended period of time on the evening of April 21. Drivers in the area were urged to seek an alternate route if possible.
Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for their full recovery.
Auto Accidents in West Palm Beach
Florida is one of the most dangerous states in the nation for motorists. According to statistics, there were more than 400,000 reported accidents on our streets and highways last year, and more than 250,000 injuries that resulted from these crashes. These numbers show us just how common and, unfortunately, how serious a Florida car accident can truly be. Many of the injured victims were hurt because they were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time when a crash occurred. Due to the prevalence of negligent drivers on our roadways, it is not unusual for innocent victims to find themselves seriously injured when they come into contact with a negligent motorist.
If you have been involved in a car accident in Florida and suffered injuries, you could have valuable legal rights. The law is written such that injured crash victims can recover from the other driver if they were not at fault for the accident. The extent of your recovery will depend on many factors, including your age, the severity of your injuries, the need for costly present and future medical treatment, whether you lost wages as a result of the accident, and the degree to which you experienced debilitating pain and suffering due to the crash. All of these factors are evaluated when determining a fair outcome and resolution to your case.
Only an experienced car accident lawyer in Florida can assist and advise you regarding the value of your claim. Our Miami personal injury attorneys at Boone and Davis have handled accident cases throughout eastern Florida for more than 40 years. We know what you are going through during this difficult time and we have the skills and experience needed to help. Before you speak with the insurance company, give us a call so that we can guide you through this process and take some of the stress off of your shoulders.
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