Northwest Miami-Dade, FL (April 5, 2019) - One person is dead following a crash between a car and a tractor-trailer. The crash happened on Thursday, April 5th, around 5:30 p.m.
The Florida Highway Patrol was called to Okeechobee Road near Northwest 138th Street in reference to the collision. Investigators were able to determine that a driver lost control of his vehicle and collided with a tractor-trailer traveling on the opposite side of the road. The driver died from his injuries at the crash scene. There is no word on whether the tractor-trailer driver suffered any injuries. Officers have not identified the deceased victim at this time.
The crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the family of the victim in this crash. Florida can be a very dangerous state for drivers as we consistently rank near the top of national statistics in serious and fatal car accidents. Each year, over 400,000 accidents are reported on our roadways. When a serious or fatal accident affects you or your family, the stress and anxiety of the situation can be overwhelming.
During these times you can turn to the Florida car accident attorneys at Rubenstein Law for help. We have helped injured victims throughout our state since 1988 and have recovered over a billion dollars for our clients. We take pride in assisting injured victims in their recovery and helping them get back on their feet. For your free consultation, please call us any time at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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