Putnam County, FL (February 21, 2021) - Police in Putnam County responded to the scene of a serious crash on Saturday morning. The accident took place on U.S. Highway 17 near Crescent City.
The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of the crash. According to a report, a 32-year-old woman was pulling out of a driveway onto U.S. 17 when her car collided with a pickup truck. The woman and a 7-year-old passenger in her vehicle were seriously hurt in the accident. A 28-year-old woman driving the pickup truck was also seriously hurt in the crash. The victims have not been identified at this time.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing. There is no additional information available.
Car accidents in Florida take place each day, multiple times per day. Sadly, many people will suffer serious injuries in these accidents and will require weeks and even months of recovery time. In most cases, a negligent driver is to blame for the accident and that driver may be held legally responsible for their actions.
We would like to offer our thoughts and well-wishes to all affected by this tragic crash in Putnam 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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