Fort Lauderdale police reported that four people were injured when two vehicles, a Mercedes and an SUV collided on FL-5.
The accident reported happened on FL-5. Eyewitnesses said that the Mercedes was sideswiped the GMC SUV. It was reported that the 28-year-old driver of the Mercedes spun out of control being at a high rate of speed.
The accident occurred when the he attempted to overtake the ongoing SUV. Police say the Mercedes car struck the SUV on the side from the rear. The SUV consequently slammed into a Toyota SUV parked by the side of the road, police added.
According to the reported, the driver of the Mercedes was the sole occupant of the car. Meanwhile, there were a family of three in the GMC SUV – A 13-year-old boy and his parents.
Based on the available information, one of the people involved was taken to the nearest hospital. The other three was also injured but was treated on the site of the accident. There was no further information on the conditions of the victims.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.
Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “This was a unfortunate accident that led to a person sustaining injuries. When motorists are distracted, reckless or speeding they put the lives of others at risk. 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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