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According to reports, five people sustained various injuries in a multi-vehicle accident on Airport Expressway in Miami after a semi-truck loses control trying to pass another vehicle.
According to the police, a driver in a red semi-truck lost control of the vehicle while passing another semi-truck on Airport Expressway that led to a multi-vehicle crash. Police reported that the crash pileup involved two semi-trucks, a SUV and a pick-up truck. It was reported that the red semi-truck, driven by a 45-year-old man, was traveling at a high rate of speed before the accident happened.
The red semi-truck sideswiped the second semi as it attempted to pass it in the left-hand lane causing a chain-reaction of collisions. Two other vehicles, SUV and the pick-up truck, were hit as they were traveling in the right-hand lane on the road, police said.
There were two occupants in each of the two semi-trucks, the SUV and the pick-up truck, police said. EMS arrived to the scene of the accident soon after it happened to administer on-site first aid to the injured victims in the incident. Emergency crews reported that only one of the occupants in one of the semi-trucks was not injured, while the other five people involved in the accident sustained various injuries.
Officials say the incident is still under investigation and no further details were released.
Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “This was an unfortunate accident involving multiple vehicles that led to five people being injured. When a negligent driver causes a crash, he or she could be held accountable for the accident. An injured victim should seek out an experienced accident attorney to help with the collection of compensation for medical care, losses and damages.”
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