Three Commercial Vehicles Collide Closing Turnpike in Palm Beach Gardens

Posted on behalf of Gordon & Doner on Apr 12, 2013 in Auto Accidents


Three commercial vehicles were involved in an accident on the Florida Turnpike in Palm Beach Gardens this morning around 6 a.m. The accident included a cement truck, a U-Haul and another commercial vehicle. All lanes, both northbound and southbound, were closed for hours as a result of the accident. 

One person sustained injuries from the crash and the U-Haul did burst into flames as a result from the collision. The individual was taken to a nearby hospital and does not suffer from any life-threatening injuries. All lanes of traffic have now re-opened as the debris has been cleared.

Statistics show that nearly one out of every eight traffic casualties is caused by collisions with commercial vehicles.  Of course in this case, all three vehicles happened to be commercial vehicles and resulted in only one non-life threatening injury.  Many of these types of crashes are caused by inexperienced drivers, load shifts and driver fatigue.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a commercial vehicle accident, we encourage you to contact our West Palm Beach personal injury attorneys to see how we can help you win justice in the court of law.  In many instances, individuals may find they are eligible to receive compensation for any losses and damages sustained from the accident.

To learn more about how Gordon & Doner can help you, or to schedule a free case review, we welcome you to contact us at 1 (855) 722-2552 today, or simply fill out the Free Case Review form located on this page. One of the helpful members of our intake team will quickly help you and connect you with one of our West Palm Beach truck accident attorneys ready to help you in your specific case.

 

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