Fatal Accident Blocks Freeway in Florida
This morning, authorities rushed to a tragic car accident site on Interstate 75 that involved two semitrailer trucks and two passenger vehicles. According to the Herald-Tribune, all northbound lanes of the freeway were blocked and motorists were told to find alternate routes while others sat on the freeway, stalled.
The Interstate 75 will remain closed for a while. News reporters say that the messy accident began when a tractor-trailer penetrated the concrete barrier walls in a construction zone and traveled into the median on the other side of the freeway. The tractor-trailer then burst into flames, charring the car and burning the driver inside.
The other cars were all involved in a collision as they attempted to avoid the flaming truck on the road. Fatal accidents like this one can be devastating, and many people can be injured or killed. If you were injured in a car accident that was not your fault, you may have the right to sue the person responsible.
It is important that you collect the police reports regarding the accident and pinpoint a person who was at fault for the actual crash. This may even be a car that was not harmed in the actual accident. A reckless driver may have cut in front of a truck, causing it to swerve into a lane and overcorrect. A driver may have slammed on his or her brakes suddenly without warning, speeded up, and subsequently caused a backup collision behind.
When you are injured in an accident that was not your fault, you have the right to seek compensation with the help of an accomplished Miami car accident attorney Talk to someone at Klemick & Gampel today to get more information about car accident litigation and to compile a list of expenses which should be compensated.