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Three Killed in Crash on Florida Highway

Jonathan Hernandez4 months ago

Three people were killed in an accident that happened in Florida.

Details about the Fatal Accident

NBC News Miami is reporting that a single vehicle accident that happened on the Sawgrass Expressway in Broward County early on Wednesday morning resulted in the deaths of three people and closed down the major roadway for several hours.

Authorities from the Florida Highway Patrol have stated that when deputies have arrived at the scene, they found that a white Mercedes-Benz was heading south just east of University Drive when it crossed over the grass median and hit a concrete barrier.

All of the passengers in the vehicle at the time of the accident, including two women and on man, died as a result of the accident. An investigation into the accident remains ongoing at this time, but both speed and weather conditions are being looked at as possible causes.

Important Information about Motor Vehicle Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people involved in motor vehicle accidents every year in the United States:

  • In 2014, there were a total of 32,675 people who were killed in motor vehicle accidents in the United States.
  • During the same year, there were 219 fewer fatalities from motor vehicle accidents in 2014 than there were in 2013.
  • In 2014, there was an increase of 25,000 people who were injured in motor vehicle accidents than there were in 2013.


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