Driving along Miami area roads is usually a safe activity. But, occasionally car accidents occur. Luckily, most of them are minor fender benders, but occasionally a serious accident occurs. A recent car wreck resulted in two deaths and several other injured on the Florida Turnpike.
A recent accident occurred on the Florida Turnpike in Kendall. A car was merging onto a northbound on-ramp near Southwest 88th Street when it collided with several other vehicles. The driver of the car failed to negotiate a curve on the entrance ramp and she crashed into a tanker truck which then crashed into two other vehicles. Two people were killed as a result of the crash with 4 additional victims suffering serious injuries and two victims suffering minor injuries.
No one expects their loved one will not return home because of a car accident. If a family finds themselves in this unthinkable situation, they may want to speak with a legal professional who is skilled in personal injury. An attorney can help their client figure out what happened to cause the accident. They can review police reports, visit the accident scene, interview witnesses, and get the answers the family deserves. Compensation may be available for medical expenses, funeral expenses, pain and suffering, and other damages.
An unexpected car accident can turn a family’s life upside-down. In addition to the extreme emotional distress an unexpected death can bring, the economic impact can last for decades. It is important to hold negligent drivers accountable for their mistake so that they don’t harm anyone else.