Coconut Creek, FL (February 15, 2021) - A 16-year-old girl from Pompano Beach died and seven others were hurt in a crash that took place on Sunday evening in Coconut Creek. The crash happened around 6:45 p.m. on Sample Road near Lyons Road and Florida's Turnpike.
According to police, the crash involved several teenagers. A 14-year-old girl, as well as 15 and 16-year-old boys, were hurt in the crash. All were taken to area hospitals following the crash. There is no word on their conditions at this time. Motorists were urged to find an alternate route of travel if possible.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing. There is no additional information available at this time.
According to the most recent statistics, more than 400,000 car accidents were reported last year in Florida. Crashes involving multiple vehicles tend to be among the most severe accident that we see on a daily basis and can lead to serious injuries with long-term consequences. Unfortunately, innocent victims are frequently hurt in Florida car accidents due to the actions of negligent drivers.
Our thoughts go out to those who were hurt in this Coconut Creek car accident. We hope that the victims 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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