The Broward County Sheriff’s Office reported a hit and run accident on Jan. 9 that damaged several vehicles and sent the North Lauderdale Florida fire department to the scene to extricate victims trapped in their vehicles.
The Southwest Florida motor vehicle accident happened near the intersection of SW 81st Avenue and 24th Street in North Lauderdale, Florida. Law enforcement officials believe a motor vehicle hit several cars and then fled the scene. BSO Air Rescue flew victims to the Broward General Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for treatment.
This was the second hit & run accident in the Broward County area in two days. It is not known if drunk driving might have been a cause. The names of the victims have not been released and police continue to seek who is responsible for these accidents.
Southwest Florida hit and run accident lawyers can assist drivers, passengers and pedestrians injured in accidents where the responsible motorist flees the scene and/or is uninsured or underinsured. You may still be entitled to compensation even if an unidentified driver runs your vehicle off the road, causes you to lose control and crash, or hits you and flees the scene. It’s important to consult an attorney to help you document your Florida hit-and-run accident case, whether or not law enforcement identifies and apprehends who hit you.
Second Hit & Run In 2 Days In S. Florida CBS4.com Jan. 9, 2009
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