Tampa, FL (November 19, 2019) – Around 3 a.m. yesterday morning, November 18, police responded to a drunk driving accident on FL-580 near the area of Hillsborough Avenue.
Tampa Police claim that a 47-year-old man was driving the wrong way when he suddenly struck another vehicle. One person in that vehicle was badly injured and transported to the hospital. However, police do not know their condition at this time.
The 47-year-old man was discovered to be driving while under the influence of alcohol. He was later arrested on DUI charges with personal injury.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
DUI Accidents in Florida
In 2017 alone, statistics showed that approximately 5,125 alcohol-related collisions took place on Florida roadways. DUI accidents are some of the most severe collisions that occur within our state and tend to happen at high speeds, putting many drivers who share our roads in danger. Many victims will be left with catastrophic injuries following these accidents, wondering where they can turn for legal assistance. Luckily, our accident attorneys in Florida are here to assist victims through these challenging times.
At Catania & Catania, our skilled accident attorneys have years of experience helping victims harmed in life-altering collisions as they work toward the justice they deserve. We continue to help victims collect compensation for a wide variety of aspects including lost wages, medical bills, and more in their time of need. If you know that you were not at fault for an accident that caused you harm, please contact our Florida attorneys for more information at (813) 544-7096.
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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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