St. Petersburg, FL (April 13, 2020) – On the night of April 11, a DUI accident took place when a woman crashed into a police officer’s cruiser in St. Petersburg.
The accident allegedly took place on 5th Avenue near the area of 52st Street, according to the St. Petersburg Police Department.
The 53-year-old local woman was driving her Honda Civic when she crashed into the police cruiser. She was arrested on charges of DUI crash with injurie and refusing to submit to testing.
The officer sustained injuries, although he is expected to make a full recovery.
Police continue their investigation into the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
DUI Accidents in Florida
In 2017, it was reported that approximately 5,125 collisions took place on Florida roads involving a driver who was driving drunk at the time. These accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic and deadly in nature. Being injured in one of these accidents can be an eye-opening experience. Victims are urged to speak with a car accident attorney in their time of need following a collision that is not their fault.
Our accident attorneys at Catania & Catania are dedicated to assisting those in need after an accident that is not their fault. We understand how overwhelming an accident can be physically, emotionally, and financially. If you have suffered losses and wonder where to turn, please contact our law firm in Florida at (813) 544-7096 for the help you deserve at this time.
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