Oakland Park, FL (June 29, 2019) - The driver in a fatal crash in Oakland Park has been identified by authorities.
According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, 37-year-old Justin Ternera was driving an Uber with one passenger on Commercial Boulevard on Thursday, June 27th. At the same time, a gray Altima was traveling in the opposite direction. The Altima driver lost control of the vehicle and slammed into Ternera's car. Ternera was killed in the crash and his passenger, who has not been named, suffered serious injuries. The driver of the other car, 25-year-old Yeasin Ibne Shams, was speeding at the time of the crash. Shams was critically injured in the accident.
There is no word on potential charges at this time.
Our sympathies go out to the family of Justin Ternera, who was killed in this terrible Oakland Park crash. Fatal crashes occur about eight times per day in Florida. Speed is often a contributing factor in deadly crashes, and many of these crashes occur when a speeding driver loses control of their vehicle and crashes into one or more other vehicles on the roadway.
If you or a loved one have been a victim of negligence in Florida, the Florida car accident attorneys at Rubenstein Law can help you obtain legal compensation for your losses. You may be entitled to money for your medical treatment, as well as pain and suffering and lost wages. Other claims may also be available, depending on the circumstances of your case.
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