Broward County, FL (July 5, 2021) - The Florida Highway Patrol was at the scene of a fatal accident in Broward County on Monday, July 5th. The crash happened in the southbound lanes of I-95 near the exit for Sheridan Street.
According to Lt. Yanko Reyes of the FHP, at least one person was killed in the collision which took place around 5:30 a.m. The identity of the deceased victim has not been released at this time and it is not clear if anyone else was injured. The cause of the accident is also not available. Motorists were advised to avoid the area while police worked at the scene.
No further details are available.
A fatal crash in Florida is reported about once every three hours or approximately eight times per day. Florida's roadways can be a dangerous place for drivers, especially given the prevalence of negligent driving behavior that occurs in the Sunshine State. Each Florida car accident must be carefully investigated by authorities in order to determine the cause and who should be held responsible.
Our condolences are with the victim's family in the aftermath of this fatal car accident in Broward.
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