Orange County, FL (January 5, 2019) - Three people sustained injuries in a collision between a car and a tractor-trailer on Friday, January 4th.
The Orange County Fire Rescue responded to the scene around 6:20 pm on East Colonial Drive near the intersection with Gloucester Street. Police say that a vehicle traveled underneath a tractor-trailer at the intersection. Three occupants of the vehicle sustained injuries. Two adults were transported to Orlando Regional Medical Center, one of whom was seriously hurt. A toddler was taken to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, also with serious injuries.
Police remained on the scene for several hours as traffic was detoured around the scene. The tractor-trailer driver was not hurt. There is no additional information available.
This year, there will be about 400,000 car accidents reported across Florida. About 250,000 of these crashes will also involve injuries to one or more individuals involved. Whether you are a passenger or driver, you could have a claim for compensation if you are injured in a crash that was not your fault. Negligent driving occurs frequently on our streets and highways and when you are hurt by another's negligence you may receive compensation for your pain and suffering, medical bills and lost wages.
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