Broward County, FL (July 6, 2020) - Two teenagers were killed and three others injured in a single-car crash that took place in Broward County on Saturday, July 4th. The accident happened in Tamarac just before 1:00 a.m.
Police and rescue workers responded to the southbound lanes of State Road 7 in response to the crash. According to reports, a 17-year-old female was driving on SR 7 when her car veered off the roadway and struck a concrete pole. The car was split into two pieces. The driver was killed in the crash, along with a 14-year-old passenger. Three other passengers, ranging in age from 14 to 16, were taken to a hospital where they were listed in serious condition. Speed is believed to have played a role in the crash.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time.
A Florida car accident can result in a severe outcome for those involved. Unfortunately, there are several fatal car accidents reported across our state every day. It is especially tragic to see the lives of young people lost so suddenly. Police will continue to investigate this accident in Broward County.
We would like to extend our most sincere condolences to the victim's families at this time. We also hope that those who were hurt make a complete and speedy recovery.
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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