Orlando, FL (April 3, 2021) - An Orlando police officer suffered injuries while responding to a call on Saturday morning. The crash took place around 9:00 a.m. on Pine Hills Road near the intersection with Silver Star Road.
According to a report, the officer was at the intersection with their lights on when another vehicle entered the intersection and collided with the officer's vehicle. The officer and the other driver both sustained injuries and were taken to a local hospital for treatment. There is no word on their conditions at this time. Neither the officer nor the other driver was identified.
The crash is under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol. There is no further information available.
Most people take their safety for granted when they get behind the wheel of a vehicle. However, according to statistics, there were more than 400,000 reported car accidents in Florida in the past year. This number has continued to rise each year and our state's roadways have become more and more dangerous. Motorists should always remember to use the utmost care and caution in order to reduce the risk of being involved in a crash.
Our thoughts and well-wishes go out to the injured victims of this Orlando car accident. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals and 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 or personal injury that are 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 for the tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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