St. Petersburg, FL (November 17, 2020) – Around 8:55 a.m. on November 16, a car accident with injuries occurred on a major highway in St. Petersburg.
According to officials, the accident took place in the southbound lanes of I-275 around the area of 38th Avenue North. Though few details have been released, it is believed that several vehicles collided with each other in the area. This led to extensive damages to the vehicles involved.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident to help those with injuries. Though the extent of their injuries is not yet known, it is believed that one or more victims were hospitalized. One person was taken to the hospital as a trauma alert.
Two right lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time until police cleared the roadway.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Highways are known for being some of the most dangerous places on our roads. In one year’s time, over 254,000 people are injured as a result of Florida car accidents, some of which happen on our highways. These accidents occur due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you can prove that another party is responsible for your accident, you may be able to receive the compensation you deserve for a wide array of aspects.
Many individuals are injured in car accidents every year, some of which are minor in nature and others that are incredibly severe. Individuals sometimes have the wrong idea that highway-related accidents can never be serious in nature but this is far from the truth. Many drivers travel at high speeds or take their eyes off the road in these areas, which can lead to immense damages. If you have been harmed due to a car accident, it is important that you have the help of a Florida car accident attorney in your time of need. See our proven track record of success representing those who have been injured in Florida car accidents at https://www.cataniaandcatania.com/testimonials/.
Our attorneys at Catania & Catania have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident that is not your fault. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a variety of aspects. We are here to help you every step of the way and provide you with the resources necessary to be successful in your claim. Please do not hesitate to contact a Florida accident attorney at (813) 544-7096 for more information on what options are available for you.
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