Ocala, FL (June 28, 2021) - Police in Ocala responded to the scene of a crash on the Florida's Turnpike on Monday afternoon. The collision happened in the northbound lanes of the Turnpike near mile marker 236.
According to a report, a Jeep and an SUV were both traveling in the same direction when one of the vehicles rear-ended the other. The driver of the car that was rear-ended was seriously hurt and was airlifted to a local hospital for treatment. The injured motorist has not been identified at this time and there is no update on their condition. The northbound lanes of the Turnpike were closed while officials investigated.
No additional details have been released at this time.
According to statistics, there are approximately 400,000 car accidents in Florida every year. From this number, about 250,000 people will suffer some type of injury as a result. The injuries that arise from Florida car accidents are often serious in nature and include broken bones, head trauma, neck injuries, spinal cord injuries, and soft tissue damage. Following an injury crash, victims may face a long road to recovery that can last for weeks, months, or even years.
We would like to offer our thoughts and well-wishes to those affected by this injury accident in Ocala.
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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