Car Crash Kills Driver, Injures Police Officer
A Nissan SUV driver was killed and a policeman seriously injured after a crash at a Hialeah intersection early Friday morning, January 24. Police report that the four-year veteran officer had the green light when his police car was struck at the intersection of W. 8th Avenue and 48th Street. Both drivers were taken via air rescue to Jackson Memorial Hospital where the Nissan driver died. According to the police report, the crash was witnessed by several bystanders who were questioned for details of the accident.Some 40,000 people die in the six million yearly car accidents in the United States. These accidents, which most often involve speeding or alcohol, are generally grouped into one of three categories. Negligence, usually the number one cause, charges that the driver was not paying attention to the road or road conditions. Misconduct cites the driver as acting in a reckless manner. Product liability cites the car itself, such as a defective tire, as the cause.A car accident that involves a fatality is a devastating and frightening time for loved ones. Where can they turn? For aid and justice, the answer is a Hialeah Auto Accident Lawyer. As attorneys with long experience in the state, we understand the complexity of auto claims that may include personal injury protection (PIP) benefits and insurance policy details. We are also familiar with issues that may involve under insured or non-insured motorists in the state.If you or a loved one has been in a similar legal situation with details such as or similar to the crash in Hialeah, contact our firm for a free consultation. We will research your case thoroughly, using the latest technology as well as our personal knowledge of case law to make sure you are justly compensated for any suffering. Your rights and those of your loved ones will be protected. As Florida injury lawyers, we are experienced in and cover all types of auto and truck accidents as well as motorcycle and bike crashes and pedestrian accidents. Call us with any questions or concerns you have about any type of auto injury. We are just a call away from help.