Melbourne, FL (July 13, 2020) - The Florida Highway Patrol responded to a car accident with injuries on Murrell Road. The crash took place on Monday, July 13th around 8:00 p.m.
Troopers were called to the scene near the intersection with Old Glory Boulevard in reference to the accident. When officials arrived, they discovered at least one person suffering from injuries as a result of the collision. Emergency crews treated the injured victim at the scene. There is no further information on the nature or extent of the injuries sustained at this time. Police have not said how the accident took place. The crash caused a roadblock and motorists were temporarily advised to find alternate routes of travel.
There is no additional information available at this time.
Car accidents in Florida take place every 92 seconds, according to statistics published by NHTSA. These accidents often result in injuries to victims who were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. Common injuries in Florida car accidents include broken bones, scars, head trauma, sprains, and strains. The injuries from a car accident can linger for several months and even years, causing serious hardships for victims.
Our thoughts go out to those affected by this crash in Melbourne.
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