St Petersburg, FL – SUV-Ambulance Crash at 5th Ave & 34th St Causes Injuries
Last updated Thursday, December 29th, 2022
St Petersburg, FL (September 22, 2022) – A serious car crash involving an ambulance and another vehicle required emergency aid on Thursday, September 22, in St. Petersburg.
The collision took place at the intersection of 5th Avenue N. and 34th Street N. at around 11 a.m. The accident reportedly involved a Sunstar ambulance and a white SUV. The SUV sustained significant front-end damage after hitting the ambulance. It is unknown if the emergency vehicle was transporting a patient at the time of the incident.
The extent and number of resulting injuries have not been confirmed.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash 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
A total of 180 persons lost their lives in accidents involving emergency vehicles in 2020. Nearly 56% of these fatalities included passengers in non-emergency vehicles. Another 25% of deaths included pedestrians, while 11% of deaths involved emergency vehicle drivers and 5% involved emergency vehicle passengers. Most of these fatalities were in collisions involving several vehicles.
In the event that you or someone you know has been hurt as a result of an accident involving an ambulance in the state of Florida, you may be eligible to submit a claim or a lawsuit in order to seek compensation for the injuries and losses you have incurred.
During the course of each year, there are numerous people who require the assistance of ambulances so that they can be transported to hospitals during times of crisis. When people’s lives are in danger, ambulance drivers have to rush through traffic to get their patients to local hospitals as quickly as possible in order to guarantee that the persons they are carrying receive the necessary medical treatment. It is a sad reality that not all journeys made by ambulances end with their passengers being taken to hospitals.
If you want to make a claim, you should discuss the details of your case with an accomplished St. Petersburg personal injury lawyer. Reckless motorists must be held accountable for their part in catastrophic crashes. Thanks to the dedication of the lawyers at Rebein Law, many accident victims have received the fair financial compensation they are entitled to as a result of their injuries.
If you were hurt as a consequence of someone else’s negligence, contact Attorney Paul Rebein 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.
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