Tampa, FL (November 1, 2018) - Five people, including three children, were injured after being struck by a vehicle in Tampa on Thursday, November 1st. The crash happened around 8:00 am as the children and adults were waiting at a bus stop. on Bougainvillea Avenue.
All five injured victims were transferred to Tampa General Hospital for treatment. The children range in age from 6 to 8, and one child is currently in critical condition. All of the children attend Carter G. Woodson School.
Police were able to detain the driver at the crash scene. At this time, an investigation into what caused the crash to occur remains ongoing and police have not ruled out any specific causes of the crash. The driver has not been identified.
This is truly a tragic accident involving three young children and two adults in Tampa. Our thoughts are with all of the injured victims and we strongly hope for a full recovery for all involved.
Approximately 400,000 car accidents take place each year in Florida. Accidents tend to happen when they are least expected. A serious crash, such as this one, can turn your world upside down. Serious accidents leave a path of destruction including painful injuries. financial loss and psychological trauma.
At Rubenstein Law, we are familiar with the toll that a car accident can have on victims and their families. Each day, we fight for the rights of those hurt in accidents that were not their fault. If we can be of assistance to you, please call us for a free consultation at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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