Broward, FL (September 14, 2018) - A fatal crash took place on the Florida Turnpike in Broward on Friday, September 14th. Officials received a call regarding a collision in the northbound lanes around 5:30 am. When they responded to the scene, they found at least one person suffering critical injuries from the crash. The individual has since been pronounced dead.
The Florida Highway Patrol is on the scene of the crash. FHP Troopers are diverting all traffic away from the accident site as they continue to investigate. The road is expected to remain closed indefinitely while the investigation remains ongoing.
There is no word at this time on what caused the crash or whether there are other injuries.
Automobile accidents are a common occurrence in our state. A reportable crash happens every 92 seconds in Florida. Many of these crashes will involve injury to one or more people involved. When an injury crash occurs, you may have certain legal rights. If you were hurt in the crash, an experienced personal injury attorney can help you receive compensation for your damages, including your medical bills and lost wages if you missed work. You may also be entitled to recover a sum of money for your pain and suffering caused by the crash.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida car accident attorneys work tirelessly to help our clients get compensation when they are hurt due to someone else's negligence. We offer free consultations to all accident victims. To speak with one of our attorneys, call us at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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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