St. Lucie County, FL (February 10, 2019) - A rollover crash on the Florida's Turnpike left two people injured on Saturday, February 9th.
St. Lucie County Fire crews were dispatched to the crash scene around 9:00 am, near mile marker 156 and Okeechobee Road. Police also arrived on scene to assist with the crash investigation. According to reports, an armored truck and a vehicle were involved in an accident, although it is not clear exactly how the crash took place. The vehicle rolled over from the impact of the collision.
Two people were hurt in the crash. One person was critically hurt and was airlifted from the scene by a medical helicopter. A second victim was taken to a local hospital via ambulance for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
The crash remains under investigation at this time.
Car accidents are reported about every 92 seconds in Florida. Rollover crashes, such as this one, are especially dangerous and are known to result in serious and catastrophic injuries to victims. In a serious car accident, recovery may be extremely prolonged and can take days, months or even years for you to return to the physical condition that you enjoyed prior to the crash.
Our Florida car accident attorneys at Rubenstein Law understand how serious a car accident can be. We have assisted thousands of injured Floridians who have sustained life-threatening injuries due to the negligence of a third party. We are here to help in your time of need. For a free consultation, please contact us at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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