Cocoa, FL (February 28, 2021) – Around 10:21 a.m. on the morning of Thursday, February 25, a serious tractor-trailer accident occurred in Cocoa.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident happened at the intersection of FL-520 and Range Road. A tractor-trailer and an SUV collided with each other as they entered the intersection. The SUV became trapped underneath the truck, which led to extensive damages.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were called to the scene. Two victims inside the SUV were taken to the hospital by medical helicopter.
Due to the severity of the crash, FL-520 was closed in both directions.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Florida
Truck accidents are more common in Florida than in many other states across the U.S. Because trucks are larger than most vehicles on our roads, they are capable of causing some of the most extensive harm in the event of an accident with smaller vehicles. In just one year’s time, approximately 32,000 truck accidents occurred within the state, with many of these leading to either minor or severe injuries. If you have been hurt in a truck accident that was caused by another party, you may wonder where you can turn in your dire time of need.
Truck accidents do not happen as commonly as other accidents on Florida roads but, when they do occur, they tend to lead to some of the most catastrophic injuries. These accidents are commonly traumatic and occur when truck drivers are not paying close attention to what is happening around them. As an injured party, you have the right to seek compensation against a party who caused you harm in the event of a Florida truck accident. Speaking with a Florida personal injury attorney is one of the best decisions that you can make as you move forward with your claim.
At Chad J. Robinson, PLLC, we will assist you as you navigate the legal system for the first time. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to the negligence of another party. With an attorney on your side, you can ensure that your rights are protected as you work toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please contact an accident attorney in Florida at (786) 519-2423 for more information on your legal options.
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