Gulf Breeze, FL (September 15, 2018) - An accident on US Highway 98 left one person injured on Friday, September 14th. The accident happened with 34 year old Richard Mihailovic was traveling east on US 98. Mihailovic attempted to turn but collided with a 2018 Dodge Charger driven by 62 year old Fred Clark.
Clark unsuccessfully attempted to avoid the collision by swerving. The Charger flipped over into the crash and struck a parked vehicle.
Clark was hurt in the crash and was transported to Gulf Breeze Medical Center. His injuries are not life-threatening. Mihailovic told police that he did not see Clark's vehicle prior to turning.
Alcohol was not a factor in the crash. It is unclear if troopers plan to file charges against Mihailovic.
Accidents are a common event on Florida streets and highways with over 400,000 crashes reported each year in our state. Approximately 250,000 of those crashes resulted in injuries. In every car accident involving more than one vehicle, there is at least one innocent victim. When innocent people are hurt, the law steps in to provide remedies.
In Florida, when a driver, passenger or pedestrian is hurt by the negligence of another person, the injured individual has the right to bring a personal injury claim. In such claims, the victim can recover for pain and suffering, lost wages and all medical treatment, including future costs of treatment in some cases.
At Rubenstein Law, we assist injured accident victims every single day. We work tirelessly to ensure that our clients receive the compensation they deserve. To discuss your case with us, please call 1-800 FL-Legal.
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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