Orange County, FL (July 2, 2021) - The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a multi-car crash near Gotha on Friday afternoon. The collision took place around 3:00 p.m. on the Florida Turnpike at mile marker 267.
Troopers report that at least one person was injured in the accident. The victim's condition is not known at this time. There is no information on the cause of the collision at this time and the victim has not been identified. Traffic was backed up near the scene as motorists were urged to use caution.
No further information is known at this time.
Car accidents in Florida take place approximately once every 90 seconds. A crash can be a life-altering event for both the victim as well as their family. Unfortunately, more than 400,000 crashes were reported in our state last year with approximately 200,000 of these collisions resulting in injuries.
Our thoughts and well-wishes are with those affected by this car accident in Orange 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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