Orlando, FL – Chain-Reaction Crash at Sand Lake Rd and Sunport Dr
Orlando, FL (September 30, 2020) – Around 6:30 p.m. on Monday, September 28, a chain-reaction crash took place at an intersection in Orlando.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 12-year-old boy stole his parent’s vehicle and caused the chain-reaction crash between multiple vehicles. The accident took place at the intersection of Sand Lake Road and Sunport Drive.
While the boy was driving the vehicle, he rear-ended a Jeep. A Mazda and a Dodge were involved in the chain-reaction collision. All four vehicles were damaged but were pulled into a parking lot until police arrived at the scene.
The boy, as well as multiple other people, were taken to the hospital but all are expected to be okay. A woman said that her daughter was hurt and multiple other victims were banged up and bruised as a result of the accident.
The 12-year old was cited for driving without a license and careless driving.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Florida
Chain-reaction collisions are known for being some of the most devastating accidents that can occur in many different areas on our roadways. Some of the most common areas are at intersections and highways. In just one year’s time, hundreds of thousands of victims are injured as a result of these accidents and will be hospitalized as a result. If you have been injured in a car accident that is not your fault and can show that another party is to blame, you may be successful in moving forward with a legal claim.
Car accidents in Florida happen due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, fatigue, and more. When a driver is not paying close attention to the roads around them or engages in negligent acts, an accident can occur in the blink of an eye and risk everyone on the roads around them. Being injured in a car accident can force you into a challenging position as you attempt to get back onto your feet physically, emotionally, and financially. If you have suffered harm due to a car accident that is not your fault, you should immediately seek the help of a Florida car accident attorney.
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