A Fort Lauderdale police officer, and two other people weretransported to a hospital for medicaltreatmentthis morning after their carscrashed in downtown Fort Lauderdale,police say.
This South Florida car accident occurred at approximately9:20 a.m. near the 100 block of North Andrews Avenue.The accident scene was north of Broward Boulevard in front of Fort Lauderdale City Hall.
The police closed Andrews Avenue, north of Broward Boulevard due to this accident.
The front end of the police officer’s patrol carwas damaged. A Lincoln Navigator SUV that was also in accidentflipped onto its side.A third vehiclein this crashwas a Nissan Murano.
Thedriver of the Lincoln, an adult malewas transported to nearbyBroward General Medical Center asby Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue, acity spokesman.
The police office, afemale, as well asdriver of the Nissan,an adult malewere also transported to Broward General Medical Center for medical treatmment. It was reported that all threevictim’s injuries were believed to be non-life-threatening.
Motorists were advised toavoid the city hallneighborhood until at least 11:15 a.m. while Fort Lauderdale Police investigate the car accident.
I happened to see this aftermath of this Fort Lauderdale car accident on my way to the office this morning.
Once the investigation into this matter is complete the legal finger-pointing shall commence. The insurance company for the party or partiesto whom fault for causing this Fort Lauderdale car accident is ultimately ascribed shall in all likelihood receive letters from the lawyers for the otherinjured driver or driversrequesting copies of the at fault drivers insurance policy. The attorneys upon completion of their investigation of their client’s respective cases and upon the conclusion of their medical treatment shall forward a demand for settlement requesting compensation for their clients damages. Said demand package usually includes a copy of the police report, all of the client’s medical records and bills together with a cover letter outlining the attorneys theory of liability and the requested for amount of compensation to resolve the matter. If the parties are unable to resolved the claim amicably the injured party or parties have the right to file a lawsuit against the negligent, at-fault driver requesting compensation for their damages.
If you’ve been involved in a Fort Lauderdale car accident or a crash anywhere within the State of Florida, call the Law Offices of David I. Fuchs at 954-568-3636 for a quick and immediate consultation as to your legal rights. /practice-areas/automobile-accidents/