Altamonte Springs, FL – Hit-and-Run Crash at Trailwood Dr IntersectionOrlando Legal News
Altamonte Springs, FL (November 6, 2020) – Around 10 p.m. last night, November 5, a hit-and-run crash with injuries occurred at an intersection in Altamonte Springs.
According to authorities, the collision took place at the intersection of Trailwood Drive and Balsa Drive when two vehicles collided due to unknown reasons. One of the vehicles immediately fled the scene of the accident and it is not known if police were able to find the suspect.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to help at the scene of the accident. They assisted one or more victims with injuries. However, the extent of the injuries and the identities of the victims involved are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Florida is known for having more hit-and-run collisions than most other states throughout the U.S. In fact, in just 2015 alone, statistics showed that approximately 92,000 hit-and-run accidents took place in Florida. When a driver flees the scene of an accident, they are engaging in a reckless act that could turn the lives of others upside-down. These collisions are almost always severe in nature and land victims in the hospital with serious injuries. If you have been injured in a collision, you should always have legal help on your side.
Hit-and-run accidents occur due to many different reasons including driver distractions, drunk driving, speeding, and more. It is not always easy to prove that another party was engaged in negligent acts at the time of an accident, which is why you should have the skilled help of a Florida personal injury attorney by your side. Speaking with an attorney can ensure that you will meet all filing deadlines in your claim, as well as making sure that you have the evidence necessary to be successful in your claim. You should speak with a Florida car accident attorney immediately following your accident.
At Vaughan Law Group, our skilled accident attorneys are here for you after you have been harmed in a collision that is not your fault. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to an accident that is not your fault. Our attorneys understand how devastating car accidents can be, especially when you know that another party is at fault for your accident. We will stand by your side and help you seek compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida at (407) 648-1426 for more information on your legal options.
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