I-95 Truck-Trailer Crash Near Okeechobee Blvd Delays Traffic
A crash involving a tractor-trailer and a vehicle halted traffic on I-95 near Okeechobee Blvd, officials said.
A Florida man crashed into a truck-trailer and injured one after running a red light at a busy intersection, FHP reports.
Florida Highway Patrol says the man was driving northbound on I-95 near Okeechobee Blvd exit ramp when he sped past a red light and struck a truck-trailer, pushing it off the road. The man was cited for careless driving, and may be charged for causing injury to a person.
The truck driver sustained some injuries in the crash. First emergency responders arrived at the site.
This route is partially blocked due to the severity of the crash, causing traffic delays. Vehicles are seen pulling into nearby Starbucks and Walmart parking lots. It is best to use alternative routes of the crash soon after the accident happened and the crash victim was transported to the hospital for treatment.
Attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded about the crash. “Cases involving accidents with tractor trailers are always subject to heightened scrutiny because of the additional regulations placed on drivers of those vehicles. Unfortunately, in our practice, we have seen numerous instances where drivers blatantly violate these regulations, which results in catastrophic consequences.”
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