Tampa, FL (July 20, 2020) - Authorities were on the scene of a serious car accident in Tampa on Monday, July 20th. The crash happened in the northbound lanes of I-275 near the exit for State Road 56.
According to reports, the crash involved a van and a semi-truck. There are no details on the cause of the accident at this time or the number of injured victims. A medical helicopter responded to the scene for assistance. The northbound lanes were closed while the helicopter made its way to the scene.
Officials have not said whether any charges are expected and no further information has been released at this time.
There were more than 402,000 traffic accidents reported in Florida in 2018. Of this number, 254,300 people sustained some type of injury as a result of the crash. These numbers indicate the sheer volume of accidents on Florida's roadways and they also show us that drivers who are involved in crashes have a high risk of suffering some type of injury. Florida car accidents frequently cause victims to experience costly medical bills, pain and suffering, and missed time from work.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim following this crash in Tampa.
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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