Orlando, FL (October 3, 2019) - Five people suffered injuries when a minivan crashed into a tree in Orlando on Wednesday, October 3rd. The crash happened around 2:00 p.m. on Southeast 31st Street.
Officials report that a Pontiac minivan was traveling westbound on Southeast 31st when it veered across the median and crashed into a palm tree. The Ocala Fire Rescue responded to the scene after the accident. A total of five people, including three children, were transported to UF Health Shands and Ocala Regional Medical Center. At least one of the victims was taken to the hospital as a trauma. alert. The reason for the crash is not known at this time.
An investigation is ongoing.
A car accident takes place in Florida every 92 seconds. When you or a loved one have been injured in a traffic accident in our state, you may have valuable legal rights. Under Florida personal injury law, you can seek recovery for certain types of damages, including pain and suffering and medical bills, as well as lost wages. Your settlement or verdict should reflect the severity of your injuries and the difficulties that you dealt with in the aftermath of the accident.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida car accident attorneys understand how serious a crash can be. We are here to ensure that you receive the compensation you need and deserve to help you move forward following a tragic event in your life. For your free consultation with a member of our team, please give us a call 24/7 at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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