Sarasota, FL (May 31, 2019) - Two drivers suffered serious injuries in a crash that took place on Friday, May 31st. The collision occurred around 6:55 a.m. on State Road 45.
According to reports, 62-year-old Miriam Bizarro was driving a 2018 Toyota RAV4 when she came to a stop sign near the intersection with US-41 and State Road 45. Bizarro attempted to make a left turn at the stop sign but instead drove directly into the path of a 2010 Hyundai Accent driven by 61-year-old Shelby Atkins. The front of Atkins's car collided with the left side of Bizarro's car. Both Bizarro and Atkins sustained serious injuries. Both women were taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Bizarro was issued a citation for violating the right of way.
Car accidents are reported every 92 seconds in Florida. Being involved in a serious car accident can happen at any time. Drivers frequently commit traffic violations, such as failing to yield the right of way, that lead to serious crashes involving injury. In this accident, Miriam Bizarro will be held legally responsible for her negligent driving behavior. We hope that both women have a complete recovery from their injuries.
If you have been affected by the actions of a negligent driver, our Florida car accident attorneys at Rubenstein Law can help you obtain compensation for your injuries. We will assist you along your path to recovery and help make you whole following an injury crash. For a free consultation, please give us a call at any time, at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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