Clermont, FL (January 5, 2021) - At least two people were hurt in a crash involving two vehicles on Monday, January 4th. The collision took place on Highway 50 near the intersection with Citrus Tower Boulevard.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a Clermont police officer was traveling through an intersection with her lights and siren on when the driver of a Toyota Prius entered the intersection with a green light and collided with the vehicle driven by the officer. Both the officer and the other driver were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Neither the officer nor the driver has been identified at this time.
No charges have been issued but an investigation is ongoing. There is no additional information available.
According to statistics published by NHTSA, a reportable car accident in Florida takes place about once every 92 seconds. These accidents often leave injured victims and their families suffering from the aftermath of the crash, including pain and suffering, lost wages, and expensive medical treatment. Police will continue to investigate this crash in order to determine the cause and which driver should be held responsible.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim following this car accident in Clermont.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals and 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 or personal injury that are 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 for the tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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