Cooper City, FL (September 17, 2019) - A middle school student was struck by a car on Tuesday, September 17th in Cooper City. The crash took place on Stirling Road near 90th Avenue.
According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, the injured victim was taken by rescue workers to Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening at this time. The driver of the car stayed at the scene and cooperated with the police investigation. Authorities say that the driver was given a citation for running a red light.
There is no further information available at this time.
Each day, innocent victims are hurt and killed in Florida traffic accidents due to split-second negligent decisions made by drivers. In this case, the decision to run a red light caused the crash that injured the student. The reality is that lives can and are altered when negligence affects those on our streets and highways.
At Rubenstein Law, we understand the serious impact that a crash can have on your life as well as those who depend on you. When you have been hurt in a crash that was not your fault, we will fight hard to ensure that your legal rights are protected. Let us help you walk along the road to recovery. For your free consultation, give us a call at any time, at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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