Hillsborough Co, FL (August 21, 2022) – In the early morning hours of August 21, a car crash caused injuries in Hillsborough County. The crash was reported to authorities in the area at approximately 2:30 a.m.
Multiple responders were dispatched to the crash scene located on Interstate 275 near Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard. Paramedics, police, and other responders were seen assisting injured victims at the scene.
One or more people sustained injuries in the crash. Those who were seriously hurt were transported from the area to local hospitals for treatment as needed. At this time, those involved have not been identified to the public.
Traffic was backed up in the vicinity of the crash scene while police and other responders worked to secure the scene and assist injured parties. Police asked local drivers to use alternative routes of travel for the time being.
Currently, nothing further has been reported.
Our thoughts are with those involved. We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.
Florida Car Crashes
A car crash in Florida happens approximately once every two minutes. On average, the state sees more than 1,000 auto collisions per day. These accidents cause injuries to hundreds of thousands of people per year. Florida sees over 400,000 car crashes per year that injure more than 150,000 people annually.
These accidents happen for a multitude of different reasons. Currently, the leading cause of car crashes in Florida is currently driver distraction, which is also the leading causes of auto collisions throughout the United States. Driver distraction causes over 400,000 car crashes per year in the US.
Driver negligence is a serious problem in our country. The reckless, careless, and negligent actions of drivers throughout the United States cause over 90% of reported auto accidents. Things like driver distraction, fatigue, intoxication, and speeding take thousands of lives per year and injure millions. Over 3 million people sustain injuries in car accidents in the United States every year, most of which are the result of driver negligence.
When you or someone you love is injured in a car accident, it is important to be able to determine who or what caused your wreck. It is likely that your collision was caused by driver negligence, which means that you may be eligible to collect financial compensation for your losses. Financial compensation can help pay for all of the costs that stem from your crash and injuries. Medical bills, vehicle repairs, and even non-economic damages like pain & suffering, loss of consortium, and more are eligible for financial compensation. A car crash lawyer is your best bet in receiving full and fair financial compensation for the injuries, losses, and damages you face in relation to your recent auto crash.
Contact the law office of Rebein Law to learn more about your legal rights after being hurt in a car wreck. You can reach our office at 813-305-7285.
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Disclaimer: The purpose of this post is to inform our readers about the dangers of driving and to provide information for people who are injured in an accident in Florida. This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information provided is intended to be legal or medical advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene