Opa-Locka, FL (February 11, 2019) - Police are investigating following a three-vehicle crash that left one person dead in Opa-Locka. The crash took place on Sunday, February 10th around 4:00 pm.
The Opa-Locka Police along with the Miami-Dade Police and Fire Rescue responded to the scene at Northwest 22nd Avenue, near Opa-Locka Boulevard in reference to the accident. Officials later announced that three cars were involved in the accident and at least one person was killed. Another person suffered injuries and was taken by ambulance to an area hospital.
The victim was not immediately identified by authorities and no details were released on how the accident took place. No additional information is available at this time.
About 250,000 injury accidents will take place this year. Over one-half of all reported accidents in Florida will involve injuries to one or more parties. In the worst-case scenario, an accident will claim the lives of one or more people involved. Unfortunately, no one is immune from the potentially devastating effects of an accident as each of us takes a risk when we get behind the wheel or get in a vehicle each and every day.
A car accident can turn your life upside down in a matter of seconds. Following the crash, you may feel anxious, overwhelmed and worried about your future moving forward. Fortunately, help is available. If the crash was not your fault, you have important legal rights and are entitled to be compensated for your pain and suffering and medical bills caused by your injuries.
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