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Auto Accidents

St. Petersburg, FL: Woman Crashes Into Police Car, Charged With DUI

St. Petersburg, FL (April 11th) – On Saturday, April 11th, a woman charged with drunk driving collided with a St. Petersburg Police car. The crash occurred at 8:25 p.m.

The woman is 53-year-old Tracy Lynn Miracle of St. Petersburg. She was driving a Honda Civic along 5th Avenue North, close to 51st Street, when she collided with the police car.

Miracle declined hospital care, but was treated at the scene of the crash. The police officer who was in the patrol car was taken to the hospital but didn’t suffer any severe injuries. 

Miracle has been charged with aggravated DUI for causing a crash with injuries. 

Auto Accidents in Florida

Car accidents are a serious cause of death, both in Florida cities and across the United States. Unfortunately, with more and more Florida residents obtaining a driver’s license, the number of car accident injuries and fatalities are expected to increase over time. Reckless driving, including driving under the influence and talking or texting while driving, is a major risk factor for anyone on the road. 

After a car accident, you may be left to deal with physical, emotional, and financial complications. These stressors can have a major, persisting impact on your life, but you shouldn’t be left to deal with them alone. An experienced auto accident attorney can provide the help and insight that you need to receive compensation for your losses. 

Fernandez Firm Accident Injury Attorneys has a team of skilled auto accident attorneys to provide professional legal help for victims and their loved ones. With our expertise, you won’t have to endure the process of trying to win the compensation that you deserve. We’ll fight the insurance companies and expertly argue your case in court to protect your legal rights. 

The experienced team at Fernandez Firm Accident Injury Attorneys is here to help you after an auto accident. Contact us at 1-866-287-8086 today. Or, for a quick case review, click here for a free online consultation.