Clearwater, FL (May 24, 2020) - Police responded to the scene of a serious two-vehicle accident in Clearwater on Sunday. The crash took place around 3:00 p.m. on Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard near the intersection with S Hercules Avenue.
According to reports, the accident involved a van and a sedan. The van had serious front-end damage while the sedan suffered heavy damage to the driver's side door. There is no word on what caused the accident to take place. One person was rushed to a hospital with unspecified injuries. It is not clear whether the injured victim was in the sedan or the van. Police have not said whether anyone else was hurt.
The crash caused officers to close the westbound lanes of Gulf-to-Bay while an investigation was ongoing. No additional details are available at this time.
Car accidents take place in Florida about every 92 seconds. With the presence of so many negligent drivers on our roadways, there is no passenger or driver who is ever truly safe from being involved in a crash. With about 60% of all crashes resulting in injury, motorists can quickly find themselves in a bad situation when an accident occurs.
Our thoughts are with those injured in this Clearwater car accident and we hope for their quick and complete 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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