Pinellas Park, FL (August 3, 2022) – There were multiple confirmed injuries after the driver of a BMW crashed into an ambulance in Pinellas Park on Friday, July 29.
Local reports revealed that a blue BMW crashed with a Sunstar ambulance at the intersection of 49th Street and 118th Avenue at around 4:45 p.m. The ambulance reportedly contained three Sunstar workers, a St. Petersburg Fire paramedic, and a patient. The impact caused the ambulance to overturn.
All five were transported to Bayfront Medical Center for treatment. The patient was in critical condition. The occupants of the BMW refused treatment.
An ongoing accident investigation is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Ambulance Crashes in Florida
People may unconsciously believe that emergency vehicle drivers can escape collisions like it’s nothing. After all, they are professional drivers who have had extensive training to arrive in emergency situations promptly and, in the case of ambulance drivers, return to a medical institution when a patient’s life may be in jeopardy. Over the period, there were 1,500 ambulance accidents annually on average. On average, 2,600 people were hurt in these incidents each year.
Daily motor vehicle accidents happen, and some of the lives they touch are permanently changed as a consequence. Accidents can leave victims with serious and possibly lasting physical injuries as well as financial losses from lost wages and medical expenses. In addition to the harm done to the accident-related property, these losses also exist. It is in your best interest to contact a personal injury lawyer in Florida as soon as you can if you or a member of your family has been wounded in a car accident.
Car accidents have the potential to seriously harm a person’s body. Without medical attention or with insufficient rehabilitation, these injuries might worsen, resulting in ongoing pain and discomfort that can make it difficult to participate in physical activity. It is essential that those who have been hurt in an accident get quick and proper medical care as soon as possible.
If the injured party wishes to take legal action and believes that their losses were brought about by another person’s carelessness, they should speak with an experienced Pinellas Park car accident lawyer about their case. Many accident victims have gotten the just financial compensation they are entitled to as a consequence of their injuries thanks to the hard work of the lawyers at Rebein Law. Call Attorney Paul Rebein at (813) 305-7285 as soon as you can if you have any cause to suspect that the negligence of another driver contributed to your injury.
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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.