Okeechobee County, FL (July 25, 2020) - The Florida Highway Patrol was called to the scene of a car accident with injuries on Saturday, July 25th. The accident happened in Okeechobee County on State Road 70.
Troopers responded to the scene just before 11:00 a.m. and the crash reportedly occurred around 10:40 a.m. According to officials, the accident involved injuries to at least one person. There is no information on the extent of the injuries or the condition of any injured victims. Troopers have not released any information on the cause of the accident at this time. Motorists were urged to find alternate routes of travel as the accident caused a roadblock at the scene.
No additional details are available at this time.
Car accidents in Florida can cause negative effects to the lives of victims. One minute you may be riding down the road minding your own business and the next you can find yourself suffering from serious injuries. This scenario is actually quite common given the prevalence of negligent drivers on Florida's roadways.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim following this accident in Okeechobee County.
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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