Lehigh Acres, FL (August 19, 2020) - The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a serious accident in Lehigh Acres on Wednesday, August 19th. The crash happened on State Road 82 near the intersection with Jaguar Boulevard.
Troopers arrived at the scene and discovered at least one person suffering from serious injuries that were caused by the crash. Based on initial reports, the injured victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment but there is no word on their condition at this time. Police and investigators were at the scene for several hours, resulting in delays for motorists traveling through the area. Drivers were advised to use caution and to find alternate routes if possible. There is no word on what led up to the accident at this time.
An investigation remains ongoing.
There are about 250,000 injury crashes reported in Florida each year. While no one ever expects to be involved in an injury crash, there is always a risk for all drivers and passengers on our roadways. Negligent drivers cause crashes in our state multiple times per day and can leave victims suffering from serious and painful injuries.
We hope that those affected by this crash in Lehigh Acres 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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