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West Palm Beach, FL – Rollover Truck Crash on Florida’s Turnpike at Mile Marker 133

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West Palm Beach, FL (February 26, 2021) – A serious traffic accident involving a semi-truck occurred on a roadway in West Palm Beach on February 24. At approximately 11:11 a.m., authorities and paramedics were dispatched to the scene of an accident on Florida’s Turnpike. 

Reportedly, the wreck happened on Florida’s Turnpike near MilePost 133 in Palm City when a semi-truck overturned for reasons still under local law enforcement investigation. It is believed that the semi-truck and another sedan were involved in a collision on the roadway. 

Emergency personnel was sent to assist injured parties at the scene of the collision. Patients were rendered aid at the crash site before being taken in ambulances to local hospitals in order to receive the appropriate medical care. 

The area of the roadway where the collision took place was blocked while responders were present. The circumstances of the crash are currently under police investigation. 

Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for their full recovery.

Truck Accidents in Florida

Florida holds the number three spot on the list for most traffic accidents involving semi-trucks in the nation. Only Texas and California hold higher spots. One of the worst kinds of accidents one can be involved in is a truck accident, especially if you are the party driving or riding in the other, smaller vehicles. The colossal size of the average “big rig” will always far exceed the size of the average car, leading to far more damage being done to the smaller vehicle. 

Speeding among truck-drivers is found to be at a much higher rate in Florida than in any other state. Data shows that 10% of all Florida traffic-related deaths in 2016 had to do with someone speeding. 

Across America, 4,657 deadly accidents in 2017 involved commercial trucks. Unfortunately, a large number of these accidents occurred because of truck-driver negligence. Truck-drivers may carry a commercial license and receive special training, but they are prone to the same kinds of distractions and errors that every other driver is while out on the road. Due to their long work hours, truck-drivers are more prone to become severely fatigued while driving, which puts everyone else’s life with whom they encounter while driving at risk. 

A person’s life and wellbeing can be devastatingly impacted after their involvement in a serious traffic accident. Those injured in negligently caused accidents may experience a reduced quality of life, and their wellbeing can be negatively impacted in various ways. They may be forced out of work due to dealing with severe pain and suffering, all while becoming increasingly financially burdened due to their accident and resulting injuries. In the event that a collision you were injured in was caused by negligence, you may be entitled to significant financial compensation to cover things like medical bills and other costs associated with your accident. 

Victims and their families face numerous challenges after being injured in negligently caused accidents. The legal team at Boone & Davis understands this and strives to assist injured victims and their families in any and every way possible. We will work tirelessly in order to ensure you the most effective and aggressive legal counsel available in Florida. Our goal is to award our clients with the maximum compensation amount available for their injuries and incurred losses that may have resulted from their recent accident. 

For over 35 years, our legal team has been providing injured accident victims and their families with invaluable resources and assistance in order to get their lives back on track during and after dealing with arduous accident aftermath. 

In the event that you believe that you or someone you love was injured in an accident caused by negligence, you should call the Florida personal injury attorneys at Boone & Davis at your earliest convenience in order to be connected with a skilled and experienced attorney. A Florida personal injury attorney will assist you in collecting full and fair compensation for your injuries, losses, and/or damages that may have resulted from another person’s negligence. Paying for injuries is out of the question when you work with a compassionate, reputable Florida accident attorney like the ones at Boone & Davis. Our work is dedicated to making your life and accident aftermath easier, one step at a time. 

In order to ensure that your legal rights are preserved and protected early on in your personal injury case, call the personal injury legal team at Boone & Davis today. Call 954-566-9919 today to get started on your own personal injury case and to get going on your own personal path to recovery. No one deserves to face an issue of this magnitude on their own. Call us as soon as possible to relieve some of the burdens you may be facing after involvement in an accident.

Note: Our team of writers for Boone & Davis Law utilizes secondary sources in the creation of these posts. These sources include newspaper reports, news stories, police reports, social media posts, and eyewitness accounts of injury accidents that take place in South Florida. The facts in these posts have not been independently verified by members of our writing staff therefore if you see any information that is not correct or is inaccurate, please contact us as soon as possible so that we can correct the information right away.  If you would prefer that the post be removed from our site, let us know and we will do our best to remove the post as promptly as possible.

Disclaimer: We have worked hard to become valued members of our local business community. Our law firm is providing this post for general information purposes and hopes that through awareness, our community members will use the necessary precautions to avoid serious accidents like the one described in this post and prepare them should they find themselves the victim of a serious wreck. We want to honor those who have been victims of accidents in the state of Florida. The information provided in this post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The pictures depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.

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