Tampa, FL (February 26, 2021) – Sheriff’s deputy from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office and another driver were injured following a two-vehicle collision on Friday morning, February 26.
According to local sources, the collision occurred near the intersection of Adamo Drive and Currie Davis Drive. The accident took place early that morning at around 9 a.m. Initial reports revealed that a truck struck a patrol vehicle before colliding with a pole.
The driver of the truck suffered serious injuries in the crash. The deputy was also injured in the accident. No further updates on the accident have been provided at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Reckless Driving Crashes in Florida
Reckless driving is a serious safety concern on Florida roadways. An estimated one-third of annual traffic fatalities in the United States are attributable to reckless drivers, contributing to over 13,000 fatal crashes each year. Nearly 90% of reported car accidents involve human error, and reckless drivers are involved in nearly three out of every ten vehicle collisions. The most prevalent form of reckless driving in Florida is distracted driving.
n Florida, other drivers owe a duty to use reasonable care when operating a motor vehicle. Unfortunately, many drivers in the state breach this duty and cause catastrophic car accidents. The resulting damages following a car accident can impact a victim’s life. The driver responsible for causing a Florida car accident can be held responsible for any resulting injuries. Before you discuss your claim with an insurance company, you should consult with a qualified Tampa car crash attorney.
When you are injured in a Florida car crash, you need to pursue a personal injury claim in order to recover lost compensation. Obtaining legal advice and representation is essential in the early stages. Catania and Catania will protect your rights when dealing with the authorities or insurance companies, and our experienced legal team will help you construct a strong case to fight for the compensation you deserve. If you have been injured by a negligent driver, contact our law offices today at (813) 544-7096 to see how we can help.
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