Driver Hospitalized After Hitting Tree In Cutler Bay

Driver Hospitalized After Hitting Tree in Cutler Bay


The Miami-Dade Police Department is investigating a crash that occurred in Cutler Bay involving a man who crashed into a tree on January 25. The accident occurred at the intersection of Southwest 94th Avenue and 216th Street in Cutler Bay early in the morning. Miami-Dade Police and Fire Rescue units responded to the scene of the crash on the morning.

First responders arrived to find the driver trapped in his vehicle. The man was transported to the hospital but has since been released and is said to be recovering at home. No further details were released. Police officials continue to investigate the cause of the crash.

Car Crashes Involving Fixed or Stationary Objects

About 25% of car accident deaths result from a car leaving the roadway and hitting a fixed object alongside the road. Trees, utility poles, and traffic barriers are the most common objects struck. Almost half of the deaths in fixed object crashes occur at night. As you can imagine, alcohol is a frequent contributing factor to these types of accidents. Other common causes for these types of accidents involve excessive speeding, falling asleep behind the wheel, inattention, distracted driving or poor visibility. Did you sustain a serious injury in a Miami car accident? Serious injuries can materialize almost anywhere and without warning. One of the most common ways that one can sustain a serious injury is in a car accident.

In fact, motor vehicle accidents are one of the most common reasons for bringing a personal injury claim. In many cases, car accident victims withstand severe and life-threatening injuries in car accidents in South Florida. Florida is considered a no-fault state, which means each person’s own car insurance will pay for injuries and damages resulting from an accident, no matter who was at fault.

Additionally, each driver is obligated to carry a personal injury protection (PIP) policy, covering a minimum of $10,000 per person per crash. In Florida, you are also allowed to file a personal injury lawsuit after a car accident if the injuries meet the serious injury threshold. Florida is a no-fault state. This means that drivers and passengers who are injured in motor vehicle accidents must first turn to their own insurance coverage to get their medical bills paid, and if applicable, get reimbursed for lost wages. Both drivers and passengers are only allowed to file a liability claim or lawsuit against the at-fault party if they sustained serious injuries as a result of the car accident.

If you have been injured in a car accident, please call the law offices of Suarez & Montero to schedule a free consultation. Our team of experienced attorneys and dedicated staff will ensure you get the compensation you deserve!

Contact a Miami Personal Injury Attorney Today!

If you or a loved one is involved in a motor vehicle accident, talk with a car accident attorney about your options going forward. There is no replacement for quality legal advice after being involved in a car accident. The car accident attorneys at Suarez and Montero would love to have an opportunity to explain the law in Florida to assist you in presenting a strong claim against the at fault party. We encourage you to reach out so that we can explain more about the different ways that our law firm and attorneys can provide legal help and guidance after an auto accident.

Make an appointment with us at one of our many locations. Remember, we work on a contingency basis so you will owe us nothing If we are unable to obtain successful results for your case. Let us help you get the medical care you need and fight to make sure you are compensated for your injuries! Our attorneys are ready to provide proven legal representation in pursuing your claim and stand ready to protect your rights.

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