Okeechobee, FL – Multi-Vehicle Rollover Injury Crash on Florida’s TpkeOrlando Legal News
Okeechobee, FL (July 22, 2020) – Around 10:39 a.m. this morning, officials responded to a serious rollover crash involving multiple vehicles in Okeechobee.
According to authorities, the collision occurred at 272 Florida’s Turnpike (Sunshine State Parkway) when multiple vehicles collided in a chain-reaction collision for reasons that are not yet known.
One of the vehicles involved in the accident was forced off of the roadway, where it crashed into a wooded area and immediately overturned. The vehicles involved were badly damaged as a result.
Paramedics were dispatched to the scene where they assisted four patients with injuries. Two trauma alerts were taken by both ambulance and a medical helicopter. Two additional patients were transported to the hospital by ambulances with serious injuries. Their current conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area between SR-429 and West Colonial North until police were able to clear the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Car accidents occur every hour of the day in Florida, some of which involve multiple vehicles. According to statistics, approximately 2.1% of accidents that occur on our roads are rollover accidents. Though this seems like a low percentage, these accidents are most likely to lead to some of the most devastating injuries and fatal results. Many of these accidents occur when drivers are traveling recklessly and are not aware of others on the roads around them. The many reasons leading up to rollover accidents include drunk driving, speeding, distractions, and many other aspects. If you have been injured in a rollover accident, it is important that you seek the help of a legal advocate who can assist you every step of the way.
When a victim has been involved in a car accident, they may wonder what options are available for them. Individuals are typically left to fend for themselves as they navigate the legal system and work toward reimbursement for your losses. With the help of an attorney, we will apply our knowledge of the legal system to your claim to help you when you need it most. We will help you gather evidence that is necessary for your claim, meet deadlines, and work with the insurance company to achieve results. Being injured in a car accident might be one of the most horrific things that have ever happened to you, which is why it is imperative that you speak with a car accident attorney in Florida.
At Vaughan Law Group, our Florida personal injury attorneys have diligently assisted numerous victims on their path toward compensation for a wide array of losses. The aftermath of a car accident can be overwhelming on emotional, physical, and financial levels. If you have suffered injuries and you are not sure about where to turn, it is important that you act quickly. Please do not hesitate to contact a Florida car accident attorney at (407) 648-1426 for the help you deserve in your time of need.
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Disclaimer: At Vaughan Law Group, our attorneys wish to provide useful information to families who have found themselves in similar situations after an accident. We would also like to honor victims who have received injuries or have lost their lives in Florida accidents. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.