No Miami area family expects their loved one will die in an unexpected accident. Unfortunately, these wrongful death accidents occur every day in Miami and across the U.S. There are many drivers who are not careful and safe drivers and engage in dangerous activity, including speeding, texting and driving, and talking on the phone.
A tragic accident recently occurred in Miami Gardens. A car was reported stolen and the victim had left their cell phone inside the car. Police tracked the cell phone and drove to the location and the car took off at a high rate of speed with a teenager and adult inside of it. The driver of the stolen car drove through a stop sign and hit another car that had two people inside. This accident occurred at the intersection of Northwest 39th Avenue and Northwest 175th Street. The two people who were inside the car that was hit died at the scene. The people inside the stolen car were airlifted to an area hospital. The accident remains under investigation.
An unexpected car accident can change a family’s life forever. One minute their loved one is having breakfast with the family and the next the family is receiving a dreadful call that their loved one has died in a car accident. Unfortunately, this situation continues to play out again and again in South Florida. A legal professional who is skilled in personal injury can help their client get answers as to what happened to cause the accident. An attorney understands what a family is going through and can visit the accident scene and interview witnesses, review police reports and narrow down who was at fault. Compensation may be available for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.
Miami residents need to understand how important it is to drive safe. When an accident occurs, victims have the legal right to hold the negligent party responsible for their mistake.