Fort Lauderdale, FL (June 10, 2019) - A crash near Coral Ridge Mall left one person dead and four others injured. The accident occurred on Sunday, June 9th, in the 2500 block of East Oakland Boulevard near US-1.
The Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Unit was among the first agencies to arrive on-scene. According to workers, a black sedan and an SUV were involved in the collision. The sedan was located in the middle of the roadway with heavy damage, while the SUV was seen off the roadway in the corner. The first call regarding the crash came in around 8:37 p.m. All of the injured victims were taken to Broward Health Medical Center. One of the victims was later pronounced dead and two others are listed in critical condition. Another is listed in serious condition and the fifth victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The westbound lanes of Oakland Park were closed while police were on-scene. There is no word on what caused the crash and no additional details have been released at this time.
We are saddened to hear about this devastating crash in Fort Lauderdale and offer our thoughts and condolences to all who were affected by it. Each day, serious and fatal accidents occur in our state. A single act of negligence can irreversibly change a life in the matter of an instant. Drivers must always remember to use all safety precautions and be mindful of the potential for damage and destruction that can be at any time caused by a serious car accident.
If you or your loved one has been victimized in a crash, we are here to help protect your legal rights and obtain the compensation you deserve. At Rubenstein Law, our Florida car accident attorneys are here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We will fight hard to protect victims and their families in their time of greatest need.
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