Riverview, FL (April 7, 2021) – A serious collision in the Riverview area on Wednesday, April 7, required assistance from local authorities.
Local reports indicated that the accident took place early that morning at around 6:51 a.m. The site was located at the corner of Balm Riverview Road and Symmes Road. All lanes on both sides of the road were closed after the crash.
There were reported injuries following the impact, but the severity and number of the related injuries were not included in the initial reports. First responders were called to the scene to provide aid to the injured parties.
An investigation into the cause of the accident is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Crashes in Tampa Florida
Florida has a serious roadway safety problem. The state has one of the highest rates of vehicle fatalities in the country, and an estimated 5% of drivers in the state will be involved in a crash in a given year. Nearly 28% of collisions in the state result in some kind of injury, with over 3,000 people dying annually in traffic accidents in Florida. About 400,000 crashes are reported annually across the state, with more than 250,000 traffic injuries.
In most cases, the negligence of one or more parties is responsible for serious car crashes across the state of Florida, and these collisions can leave victims with severe or life-threatening injuries. What you do in the moments immediately following a crash can greatly impact any potential Florida personal injury claim, determining your ability to obtain a reasonable settlement. Injured parties should contact a Tampa car crash attorney for efficient, knowledgeable, and compassionate legal representation.
The team of lawyers at Catania and Catania strives to help victims who are harmed in collisions throughout Florida to ensure their rights are protected after being unfairly injured by a reckless driver. Our legal team is dedicated to fighting for victims to ensure they have the compensation they deserve to cover the medical treatment they need to make a full recovery. If you have been unfairly injured in a Tampa car crash, contact us today at (813) 544-7096 to see how we can help.
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Disclaimer: Our intent with these posts is to honor the victims of these accidents and inform the public about how to avoid these accidents and what to do in the event of one. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scenes.
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