Indian River County, FL (August 21, 2021) - Police responded to the scene of an injury accident in Indian River County on Saturday afternoon. The collision occurred around 2:15 p.m. on Interstate 95 at mile marker 147.
The Florida Highway Patrol was called to the scene just after the crash happened. According to troopers, three people were taken to the hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. One lane of the roadway was closed following the accident. There is no word on what caused the accident to occur at this time and it is not clear if any charges are expected to be filed.
There is no further information available.
Florida is a dangerous state for drivers. According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were more than 400,000 reported car accidents in our state in 2019. From this number, more than 250,000 people sustained injuries. Injuries caused by Florida car accidents are often serious in nature including broken bones, head trauma, spinal cord injuries, and more. Each accident will be carefully investigated in order to determine who should be held legally responsible.
Our thoughts and best wishes go out to those affected by this car accident in Indian River County.
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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