Viera, FL (October 9, 2020) - Police were at the scene of an injury accident in Viera on Friday morning, October 9th. The crash took place on Wickham Road near the intersection with State Road 404.
The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the crash just before 8:00 a.m. According to troopers, the crash happened in the northbound lanes of the roadway. The crash caused the road to be blocked and motorists were advised to use caution when traveling near the scene. Officials say at least one person was injured but there is no word at this time on the nature or extent of the victim's injuries.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing. There is no additional information available.
Car accidents in Florida take place every 92 seconds, according to statistics published by NHTSA. These accidents often result in injuries to victims who were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. Common injuries in Florida car accidents include broken bones, scars, head trauma, sprains, and strains. The injuries from a car accident can linger for several months and even years, causing serious hardships for victims.
Our thoughts go out to those affected by this crash in Viera.
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