A traffic accident on Saturday afternoon sent five individuals to the hospital. The accident happened at around 1:11 p.m. on Interstate 100 in Miami, Florida. Authorities have not reported the number of vehicles involved in the crash that happened near 103 Street, but confirmed that five people were taken to the hospital by ambulance. The extent of their injuries is unknown, but three individuals were listed on trauma alert. More details are expected to be released once the investigation is complete.
The majority of drivers are aware of the numerous amounts of auto accidents that occur every year, but many do not realize that approximately 37,000 individuals lose their lives in traffic accidents in the United States every year, according to the Administration for Safe International Road Travel. Auto accidents are one of the leading causes of death amongst Americans, and the vast majority of fatal crashes are preventable. Negligent driving, mechanical defects, dangerous roadways, and design flaws contribute to the thousands of accidents that occur annually. If you or a loved one have suffered any damages in a car accident, it is imperative that you contact a proficient personal injury attorney.
The St. Louis auto accident attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth have over 100 years of combined legal experience and have successfully obtained more than $350 million in compensation. Our attorneys take pride in developing relationships with our clients to ensure that we will fight to recover the justice you deserve. Contact Meyerkord & Kurth to receive a free no-obligation consultation for your potential accident case.