Bradenton, FL (October 12, 2018) - A crash was reported on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge on Interstate 275. The crash happened on Thursday, October 11th near mile marker 12.
Police responded to a call regarding the accident and arrived on scene. When they arrived, they discovered the crash in the northbound lanes of the bridge. Traffic was backed up for several miles as a result of the crash. Officers worked to clear the scene and investigate the accident. According to initial reports, at least one person was hurt in the accident. There is no word on the condition of the injured victim nor the extent or severity of the injuries.
Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. There is no additional information available at this time.
Approximately 250,000 injury accidents are reported annually in Florida. The odds of being a victim in an injury accident are more than minimal. This means that each time a person gets behind the wheel there is, unfortunately, a chance that they could be involved in a crash with injuries.
In Florida, if a driver or passenger is hurt due to another's negligence, the law may provide a remedy. In a Florida personal injury action, an injured victim can recover medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering caused by the crash. An experienced Florida personal injury attorney can assist with this process.
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