Miami, FL (November 13, 2020) - The Florida Highway Patrol was called to the scene of an injury crash in Miami on Friday evening. The crash was reported around 6:30 p.m. on W. Okeechobee Road near the intersection with NW 79th Avenue.
Troopers arrived at the crash site about 10 minutes after being dispatched. According to an initial report, at least one person was injured as a result of the accident. There is no word on the victim's injuries at this time. A roadblock was reported at the scene as police worked to clear away the crash scene and provide aid to the injured victim. Motorists were advised to use caution as a result of the roadblock.
An investigation is underway at this time. There is no additional information available.
According to statistics published by NHTSA, a car accident in Florida takes place about once every 92 seconds. Florida car accidents can leave a lasting impact on the victim and can result in painful injuries, lost wages, and extensive medical bills. Most car accidents are caused by the reckless or negligent actions of other motorists and can leave innocent drivers and passengers with serious injuries.
Our thoughts go out to those affected by this injury crash in Miami.
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 or personal injury that are 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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