St. Petersburg, FL (May 15, 2020) – A severe collision occurred on I-275 yesterday that caused injuries.
The crash took place in the northbound lanes of Interstate 275 around 6 p.m. when two vehicles forcefully collided for reasons still being investigated by police.
The collision was so severe that numerous emergency workers responded to the scene, including paramedics, police, and fire crews.
Paramedics were seen helping those with injuries, and two patients were transported to nearby medical centers on trauma alert. The victims’ identities and current health conditions remain unknown.
No further information is currently available.
An investigation into the crash and its circumstances will continue.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families during this trying time in hopes of a full recovery.
Auto Collisions in Florida
Florida is ranked as one of the most dangerous states to drive through in the US due to its extremely high annual accident rate. This is also because Florida is one of the most populated states in the nation.
Currently, about 400,000 car accidents are reported in Florida per year. In 2017, there were 402,489 reported traffic accidents in Florida. The following year, there was a one percent decrease in accident rates, with 397,812 total accidents occurring in the Sunshine State in 2018.
Being involved in a serious accident can have a devastating impact on a victim’s life. Not only are accidents terrifying, but they often leave victims to deal with overwhelming pain that impacts the quality of their lives in many ways. We, at Local Accident Reports, understand the challenges both victims and their families face after accidents. For this reason, our team has compiled some of the most helpful and invaluable resources available to help aid accident victims as they recover. Victims can reach out to Local Accident Reports at their earliest convenience to obtain a free copy of their police incident report and to connect with one of our competent and aggressive personal injury lawyers.
If you were injured in an accident that you believe was caused by a reckless, negligent, or careless party, or the intentional actions of another person, it is crucial that you obtain legal guidance to ensure your rights and best interest are protected early on. Contact Local Accident Reports at your earliest convenience by calling 1-888-657-1460 to be connected with a skilled and knowledgeable local injury accident attorney who can answer questions for you and provide information about your legal rights and options moving forward.
Note: These posts are created solely for the use of Local Accident Reports. We have not verified the information in these posts as the information is gathered from secondary sources. If you have personal knowledge that the information contained in these posts is inaccurate, please contact Local Accident Reports immediately so we can make the necessary corrections or remove the story.
Disclaimer: We are providing this information to the general public as a resource to use in the event you or a family member are injured in a similar incident. Every effort is put forth to honor the victims of accidents, and hope the information presented helps others avoid the same type of accidents in the future. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene. Please contact Local Accident Reports at (888) 657-1460 to be connected with an attorney in your area who will answer any legal questions you may have.