Melbourne, FL (August 1, 2020) - Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of an injury accident in Melbourne on Saturday, August 1st. The crash was first reported just after midnight near the intersection with Post Road.
Officials arrived at the scene around 1:00 a.m. When they arrived, troopers found one person suffering from undisclosed injuries caused by the accident. A roadblock was set up at the scene as officials and rescue workers investigated the crash and cleared away the wreckage. The lanes later reopened for travel after the accident was cleared from the roadway. There is no word at this time on what caused the collision to occur.
No further details have been released.
According to statistics published by NHTSA, a reportable Florida car accident happens about every 92 seconds. Drivers and passengers must always remain alert for the possibility that they will encounter a negligent driver at any time. Driving safely and defensively and following all traffic laws is the best way to reduce your risk of being injured in a crash.
Our thoughts go out to the victims of this car accident in Melbourne. We hope for 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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