Palm Harbor, FL (January 8, 2021) - Three people were taken to the hospital after a car accident in Palm Harbor on Friday. The crash happened on U.S. Highway 19 near Innisbrook Drive.
The Palm Harbor Fire Rescue, along with officers, responded to the scene of the accident. According to officials, the crash took place in the southbound lanes of the roadway. There is no word on the details leading up to the accident at this time. There is no information on the conditions of the three victims at this time. All southbound lanes were closed and motorists were urged to find alternate routes of travel.
An investigation is ongoing. There is no further information available at this time.
According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there were approximately 240,000 individuals injured in Florida car accidents in 2019. While this number may come as a surprise to many, it shows us the true dangers of our roadways. Each year, thousands of innocent crash victims will find themselves suffering from serious injuries and facing a long recovery time due to a crash that was not their fault.
We would like to offer our best wishes to the injured victims following this Palm Harbor car accident.
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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