Tampa, FL (January 26, 2019) - An injury accident on Westshore Boulevard led to lane closures and traffic delays on Friday, January 25th.
The Tampa Police responded to the scene near Cleveland Street and Neptune Street West late Friday evening. There were injuries reported in the crash. Although the exact nature and extent of the injuries remain unknown, they were reportedly not life-threatening. Police shut down Westshore from Cleveland to Neptune Street West. Motorists were advised to detour around the area while the crash was being investigated.
No details were released on what caused the accident to occur and no further information was immediately available.
Florida ranks at or near the top of statistics for annual amounts of car accidents. There will be approximately 400,000 reported accidents in our state this year. This equates to are reported crash about every 92 seconds. Anyone can become the victim of negligence at any time. While it is important to drive safely, cautiously and follow all traffic laws, some crashes are simply unavoidable. In many cases, the accident happens so fast that there is no time to take any evasive maneuvers.
If you find yourself as the victim of another motorist's negligence, it is important for you to preserve your legal rights. The team of Florida car accident attorneys at Rubenstein Law can help you when you are in need of compensation following a crash. We are always available to take your call, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For your free consultation, please contact us at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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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