Tampa, FL (August 20, 2022) – At approximately 7:21 a.m., on August 18, a car wreck was reported in Tampa that required an emergency dispatch. Sources say the accident occurred on Belcher Road.
Reports indicate that the collision took place on Belcher Road near Alderman Road. An unspecified number of vehicles were involved in a crash that ended in injuries for at least one involved party.
At this time, what led up to the collision is under investigation by police. Paramedics treated injured victims on-site and transported one or more people to local hospitals for treatment as necessary.
The roadway was closed while police and other responders worked to secure the scene. Nothing further has been reported concerning the nature or details of the incident.
Florida Vehicle Accidents
On average, the state of Florida sees over 400,000 car crashes per year. More than 150,000 people sustain injuries in these wrecks and over 3,000 lose their lives. Throughout the United States, millions of auto accidents happen per year that injure millions of people and take tens of thousands of lives. Right now, the leading cause of car wrecks in the United States is driver distraction.
Distracted driving comes in many forms. However, currently, texting and driving is the most commonly seen type of distracted driving in the United States. Other things can divert a driver’s attention from the roadway, including grooming, eating, loud music, and boisterous passengers.
If you or someone you love was hurt in a car wreck caused by driver negligence, your life may be totally altered. It is possible that you may miss a lot of time at work or even lose your job, which can be extremely stressful. If a serious crash is keeping you from working and living your life how you want to, you should contact a car crash lawyer who can help you recover. An attorney can help you get financial compensation for the losses and damages you face after you are hurt in a wreck caused by negligence.
Dealing with a personal injury claim on your own can prove to be stressful and unsuccessful. Lawyers have the experience and resources necessary to get you the financial compensation you deserve. Medical bills, vehicle repairs, wage loss, and more may be able to be paid for by way of financial compensation.
You should contact Rebein Law at (813) 305-7285 at your earliest convenience if you wish to collect compensation for your injuries and losses.
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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.