Pinellas County, FL (September 5, 2020) - The Florida Highway Patrol was on the scene of a car accident with injuries in Pinellas County on Saturday morning. The crash was reported just after 8:00 a.m. on the Bayside Bridge
Troopers responded to the scene around 8:15 a.m. Upon their arrival, authorities located at least one person suffering from injuries due to the accident. The crash caused a roadblock at the scene. There is no information on the extent of the victim's injuries at this time and no word on what caused the accident to take place. Motorists in the area were advised to use caution and to avoid the Bayside Bridge if possible.
There is no additional information available at this time.
According to statistics published by NHTSA, a reportable car accident in Florida takes place approximately every 92 seconds. With so many accidents occurring on a daily basis in our state, motorists should always be alert to the dangers that naturally come with being on the roadway. This means utilizing all appropriate care and caution, driving at the speed limit, and complying with all safety rules and regulations. Many car accidents are preventable but when they do occur they can result in life-changing consequences for victims.
Our thoughts are with those affected by this injury crash in Pinellas 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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