Orlando, FL (April 28, 2020) – At around 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28, a car struck a 77-year-old woman in Winter Park. The collision occurred at Orlando Avenue and West Morse Boulevard.
The crash caused a road closure as local police investigated the accident. On Wednesday, the victim was identified at Margaret Bachus. The team at Fernandez Firm sends our thoughts to those impacted by this tragic accident.
Auto Accidents in Florida
Unfortunately, auto accidents are a common occurrence in the state of Florida. In 2018 alone, 403,00 traffic accidents impacted Florida drivers, according to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. Speeding, drunk driving, distracted driving, and other reckless driving habits put drivers at risk on Florida roads.
Car accidents can have a serious physical, emotional, and financial impact on victims and their families. From medical expenses to lost wages, the ramifications of a car crash are far-reaching. For professional support, it’s crucial for victims and their loved ones to seek the help of an experienced auto accident attorney as soon as possible after a crash.
The team at Fernandez Firm has been representing auto accident victims and their families for nearly 25 years. In that time, we’ve successfully handled thousands of auto accident claims throughout the state of Florida. Our attorneys have the skills and experience to fight for the compensation that you deserve after an auto accident caused by the negligence of another.
Please contact our Tampa auto accident attorneys today to learn more about your legal rights. Call 1-866-287-8086, or click here for a free online consultation.