Venice, FL - Injury Accident and Roadblock Reported on I-75

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. Note: These posts are created using publicly available (secondary) sources, information has not been independently verified. If you see any information that should be corrected, please bring it to our attention and we will make adjustments. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene. Read More

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Volusia County, FL - Two Men Killed in Saturday Crash on I-95

Police were on the scene of a fatal crash in Volusia County on Saturday, September 27th. The crash took place in the northbound lanes of I-95 around 1:00 a.m. According to officials, two 20-year-old men were traveling in a vehicle when the car suddenly left the roadway and veered onto the shoulder. While on the shoulder, the vehicle overturned and collided with a tree. When rescue crews arrived they pronounced both men dead at the scene as a result of their injuries. Neither of the victims has been identified at this time. There is no word on what caused the accident to occur. Read More

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Candle

Boca Raton, FL - Three Hurt when Vehicle Strikes Wall on Florida’s Turnpike

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. Read More

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Fort Myers, FL - Pregnant Woman Hurt in Crash with Drunk Driver

A pregnant woman suffered injuries after being hit by a drunk driver in Fort Myers according to the Lee County Sheriff's Office. The crash took place on Thursday, September 24th on McGregor Boulevard. Police say that 25-year-old Samantha Raye Patton was traveling northbound on McGregor when her car left the roadway and collided with a section of fencing and a palm tree. The car then veered into the southbound lanes where it crashed through a construction barrier before hitting the pregnant woman. The Lee County EMS arrived at the scene and transported the woman to a local hospital. There is no word on her condition at this time. Patton fled the scene but was located about a quarter-mile away. Read More

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Clearwater, FL - Motorcyclist Hurt in Hit-and-Run Crash on State Road 590

A car and two motorcycles were involved in a crash that took place in Clearwater on Friday, September 25th. The crash occurred around 8:30 p.m. on State Road 590 near Lucas Drive. According to reports from the scene, a dark-colored BMW four-door vehicle collided with two motorcycles. A woman driving the BMW briefly got out of the vehicle before fleeing the scene. One motorcyclist was transported to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg in critical condition. The second motorcyclist was treated on the scene by rescue crews. Both motorcycles were attempting to make a left turn onto State Road 590 when they were struck by the BMW. Read More

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Clay County, FL - One Dead Following Head-On Crash on US 301

One person was killed in a head-on crash that took place in Clay County on Friday, September 25th. The accident happened around 9:00 p.m. on U.S. 301 near County Road 218. Troopers with the Florida Highway Patro responded to the scene shortly after the accident occurred. According to a report, there were two cars involved in the crash. One person was pronounced dead at the scene. Both the northbound and southbound lanes of the roadway were closed following the accident. The identity of the deceased victim has not been released and there is no word on whether any other injuries were reported. The cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time. Read More

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Jacksonville, FL - 78-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in Crash on I-295

The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a fatal pedestrian crash in Jacksonville on Thursday evening. The crash took place on the entrance ramp to I-295 northbound. According to troopers, a 78-year-old man was walking on the ramp when he was struck by a sedan. The man, who has not been identified, died at the crash scene. There were no other injuries reported. There is no word on whether the driver remained at the scene following the crash and it is not clear if any charges are expected. Read More

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Hillsborough County, FL - Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on Dale Mabry Highway

A motorcyclist is dead following a crash on Dale Mabry Highway in Hillsborough County. The crash occurred near the intersection with W. Waters Avenue around 1:00 a.m. After receiving a report of the accident, police and rescue crews responded to the scene to provide assistance. A medical helicopter transported one person to an area hospital. There is no word on the identity of the deceased victim at this time or whether more than one person was hurt as a result of the crash. Police have not released any details on the cause of the accident and no further information was immediately available. Read More

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Orlando, FL - Woman Killed in Early Morning Crash on I-4

A woman was killed in an early morning crash in Orlando on Friday. The crash was reported around 6:45 a.m. on Interstate 4 at the Florida's Turnpike. The Orlando Police Department responded to the scene shortly after the accident took place. According to a report from the scene, two vehicles collided with each other for unknown reasons before then crashing into two parked construction vehicles. The deceased woman was an occupant of one of the vehicles. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Her identity has not been released at this time. There is no word on what caused the accident to take place or whether anyone else was hurt in the crash. Read More

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Osceola County, FL - FHP Responds to Injury Crash on Marigold Avenue

The Florida Highway Patrol was called to the scene of an injury crash in Osceola County on Thursday, September 24th. The crash was reported around 6:20 p.m. along Marigold Avenue near the intersection with Peabody Road. Tropers arrived at the scene shortly after the accident took place. According to a report from the scene, at least one person sustained injuries in the accident. The crash caused a roadblock at the scene as officers and rescue crews worked to clear debris from the area and investigate the accident. There is no information at this time on the extent of the injuries sustained or the cause of the accident. Read More

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