Melbourne, NC (September 24, 2020) - Police and rescue crews responded to a serious crash in Melbourne on Thursday. The crash was reported around 4:00 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of U.S. 192 near the Melbourne Causeway.
According to the Melbourne Police Department, all eastbound lanes of the roadway were closed as a result of the accident. Motorists were advised to use alternate routes of travel and to exercise caution when traveling near the scene. Rescue workers were also on the scene providing medical aid to injured victims. There is no information on the extent of injuries sustained or the cause of the accident at this time.
An investigation remains ongoing and there is no further information available.
According to statistics published by NHTSA, a reportable car accident in Florida takes place about once every 92 seconds. This means that no one is ever truly safe from being involved in a crash. Once a crash occurs, the crash victim has about a 50% chance of sustaining injuries. Sadly, many innocent victims are hurt each year as a result of negligent motorists.
Our thoughts go out to those affected by this car accident in Melbourne.
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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