Boca Raton, FL (September 27, 2020) - Police responded to the scene of a single-car crash on Florida's Turnpike on Saturday afternoon. The crash took place around 1:45 p.m. in the northbound lanes near the ext for Glades Road.
According to police, a driver lost control of his vehicle and collided with a wall on the Turnpike in the Boca Raton area. The Palm Beach County Fire Rescue responded to the scene and extricated the occupants of the vehicle. Three people inside the vehicle were taken to an area hospital for treatment of unknown injuries. At least one person was transported as a trauma alert. There is no word on the cause of the crash at this time.
An investigation is still ongoing. No further details are available.
According to statistics published by NHTSA, a Florida car accident is reported about once every 92 seconds. While no one ever gets behind the wheel of a vehicle expecting to be involved in a crash, these accidents can and do occur on a daily basis, often leaving innocent victims with serious and life-threatening injuries. Due to the prevalence of negligent drivers on our roadways, drivers should exercise complete care and caution at all times to help avoid a crash.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims following this accident in Boca Raton.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases of personal injury relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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