St Petersburg, FL – At Least One Hurt in Collision on US-19 near 5th Ave

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St Petersburg, FL – At Least One Hurt in Collision on US-19 near 5th Ave

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St Petersburg, FL (November 17, 2022) – A serious car accident in the St. Petersburg area left at least one person hurt on Thursday, November 17. 

At around 8:37 a.m., the crash was reported near the intersection of US-19 SB and 5th Avenue N. All lanes were closed as a result of the crash. The injured parties were treated by attending medical personnel before being transported to nearby hospitals. The area was briefly closed while paramedics were present. 

No further information has been provided at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in progress. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Distracted Driving Crashes in Florida

St Petersburg, FL - At Least One Hurt in Collision on US-19 near 5th AveThe second-worst state for distracted driving in the nation is Florida. Distracted driving is to blame for close to 50,000 collisions in the state per year, and around 137 accidents involving distracted driving occur on average each day. In Florida, distracted driving collisions result in more than 200 fatalities annually. 

Car accidents continue to occur frequently despite national efforts to increase passenger, vehicle, and road safety. Serious car accidents can happen in Florida for a variety of reasons, including bad weather, inattentive driving, texting while driving, and breaking traffic laws. It is always advisable to drive cautiously, but you ultimately have no control over how other drivers will behave. Your lawyer can help you calculate the damages you are owed and quickly ascertain who is at fault.

You are entitled to financial compensation for your pain and suffering if you suffered injuries in a car accident anywhere in the state of Florida as a result of the carelessness of another driver. A serious impact on your way of life may result from your injuries’ astronomical medical costs and other significant damages. You may need to pay tens of thousands of dollars, if not hundreds of thousands, for your initial medical care and treatment.

For many years, Rebein Law has fought for the rights of people who have suffered severe injuries in auto accidents. Our St. Petersburg car accident attorneys are dedicated to assisting clients who are going through a difficult healing process if a car accident has left them in terrible pain. We want to make sure you receive the treatment you need to heal completely.

If you were hurt in an automobile accident, contact Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285.

Note: Secondary sources were used in the creation of this post. Our team has not independently verified the facts surrounding this accident. If any information is not correct, please contact Rebein Law so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. We will remove a post upon request.

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.

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