Monroe County, FL (August 24, 2021) – A major car crash occurred in Monroe County on the morning of August 24. The wreck was reported to authorities at approximately 11:00 a.m.
Upon their arrival at the scene, paramedics found that at least one person had lost their life in the collision, though no one involved has been identified. Sources indicate that the wreck happened on Us-1 near milepost 30/Big Pine Key.
The reason the collision took place is currently being investigated by local law enforcement officials in Martin County.
All traffic on the road was being diverted from the scene while first responders were present. Few details are currently available concerning the circumstances of the wreck. Local motorists were forced to find alternative travel routes while the scene was active with emergency crews.
Authorities in Monroe County continue to investigate. Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for the full and fast recovery of those involved.
Florida Car Wrecks
Car accidents in Florida can result in serious or even debilitating injuries for victims. Those involved in serious Florida auto crashes may even lose their lives, depending on the severity of the incident. An auto accident in Florida reportedly takes place approximately once every 87 seconds or more than 1,000 times per day. This is equal to more than 400,000 collisions per year.
If you or someone you love has recently been injured in an auto accident in the Sunshine State, and you believe that the crash happened due to another driver’s negligence, you should contact a personal injury attorney in Florida at your earliest convenience.
Florida is one of the most dangerous states in the country for motorists. Florida traffic accidents can cause serious injuries ranging from head trauma, neck and spinal cord injuries, broken bones, paralysis, soft tissue injuries, and more. A car accident in Florida can be a truly life-changing event for both the victim as well as their family. The accident may leave victims unable to work to support themselves and their families and to do the things that they enjoyed prior to the accident.
Our Monroe County car accident lawyers at Piedra Law Injury Attorneys are master negotiators and experienced trial attorneys who will not let the insurance company push you around. We are here to settle your case for no less than what you deserve. Our team is always prepared to take your case to court in order to get you a larger payout. We possess one sole purpose, and that is to protect the rights of injured accident victims and their families. Our team of seasoned attorneys boasts a successful track record as we offer you the highest quality legal representation.
Speak to a Monroe County Car Accident Attorney
Contact our Monroe County personal injury attorneys today at 855-881-HURT (4878) in order to inquire about your ability to collect financial compensation. Our firm offers free consultations, and we work on a contingency fee basis. This means that you pay nothing unless you are awarded financial compensation. Our attorneys are available 24/7, so call us at your earliest convenience to discuss your case, at no cost to you.
Note: This post was created with the use of secondary sources including local and state news reports, police traffic accident reports, various social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about accidents that take place in Florida. We do not independently verify all information, therefore, if you find anything that is not correct in our post, please notify our firm so that we can correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will also remove a post upon request.
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