Sarasota, FL (December 30, 2018) - A crash in Sarasota left two minors with injuries. The crash happened on Saturday, December 29th along Fruitville Road, near Interstate 75 and Sarasota Military Academy Middle School.
According to reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, two vehicles were involved in the accident. The two vehicles were seen in the grass with tire impressions in the dirt in the aftermath of the accident. Both minors were transported to the hospital following the crash. There is no word on their condition at this time, but it is not believed that the injuries are life-threatening. Police have not said how the accident took place.
Following the incident, the roadway remained closed for several hours while an investigation was ongoing. FHP is still looking into the accident, and there is no word on any potential charges at this time.
About 250,000 injury accidents will be reported this year. Many of these accidents will occur along Florida's Suncoast region, including Tampa and St. Petersburg.
If you have been injured by another driver's negligence, you should take several steps in the aftermath of the accident, including:
- Seek medical treatment as soon as possible
- Take pictures of the accident scene and your vehicle if you are able
- Document any statements or actions of the other driver at the scene
- Give a complete report of the events to the responding officer
- Contact an experienced Florida personal injury attorney
At Rubenstein Law, we proudly serve those who have been hurt in Florida car accidents. We will seek to obtain maximum compensation to you as you recover from your injuries and begin the process of resuming your life after the crash.
For a free consultation, please contact us at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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