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Broward County Car Accidents

Sadly, car accidents remain a prevalent source of injury around the world. These can result in lasting impacts, with some people getting devastating disabilities, which they might need to deal with for the rest of their lives. In other cases, you might experience serious property damage. This can be a big expense, often costing you thousands. Because of this, many people turn to a car accident lawyer, to help them get financial compensation after a car accident. Let’s take a closer look at the most common reasons why these types of incidents occur in Broward County.

What Are The Most Dangerous Intersections In Broward County?

Some circumstances can make a car accident more likely. In some cases, this can be the type of road that you’re driving on. Some roads are constructed to be potentially dangerous, increasing the chances that you’ll have an accident. In Broward County, some of these roads are:

  • Sunrise Blvd. and Andrews Ave.
  • Pines Blvd. and South Flamingo Rd.
  • A1A and Las Olas Blvd
  • West Oakland Park Blvd. and NW 50th Ave.
  • 27 and Griffin Rd
  • Atlantic Blvd
  • NE 26th St

If you’re planning on traveling in any of these streets, you might want to use a little extra caution. Sadly, there have been many reports of pedestrians being struck and killed at these intersections. Between these seven intersections, there are thousands of reported accidents. You might also want to be a little careful when you’re traveling on busy roads. For example, the I-95 might present a potential risk.

Broward County Crash Statistics - Covers Crashes Occurring Between 1/1/2020 and 12/31/2020

Data from:

Total Fatal Crashes 3,098
Total Injury Crashes 140,168
Total Bicycle Crashes 5,925
Total ZBicycle Fatalities 169
Total Motorcycle Crashes 8,045
Total Motorcycle Fatalities 552
Total Pedestrian Crashes 8,117
Total Pedestrian Fatalities 715
Total Hit and Run Crashes 82,247
Total Hit and Run Fatalities 256
Total Hit and Run Injuries 20,994










How Many Accidents Occur In Broward County?

In Broward County, it’s been estimated that there were around 40,000 accidents in 2018. This is one of the highest accident rates in the state. Sadly, this number of accidents means that there is a good chance that someone will be injured. It also means that there will be fatalities. In 2018, it’s estimated that around 200 people were killed as a result of a car accident in Broward.

Sadly, their injuries aren’t limited to those driving the vehicle. There are many collisions involving pedestrians. According to the latest statistics, it’s believed that over 1,000 pedestrians and cyclists have been involved in traffic injuries in Broward County. Sadly, 62 people have died as a result of these accidents.

The Broward area is expanding. New people are moving into the area. There’s also plenty of tourists who visit the County each year. As the size of the population continues to increase, the chances that you’ll be involved in a traffic accident rise.

What Type Of Accidents Are Most Common In Broward County?

There are many different types of accidents that you might be involved in. This can often influence how seriously you will be injured.

First, the most common type of accident is to be rear-ended. There are a few circumstances in which this commonly occurs. First, you might find that you are rear-ended in the parking lot, where someone is trying to get into their space. This might also occur at the traffic lights, or where you’re faced to stop suddenly. In most cases, the driver who ran into you will be responsible, as they weren’t paying sufficient attention to the road.

There are also plenty of people who might be injured as a result of a head-on collision. This is one of the most dangerous circumstances. You can often receive traffic injuries like head trauma and spinal injuries, especially if you were traveling at a fast speed. If the other driver collided with you, they will often be held liable. There are many reasons why this type of collision might occur. For example, the other driver might be under the influence of drugs or alcohol, causing them to swerve around the road. In other cases, there might be a mechanical failure, such as losing the ability to steer the car or stop the car.

Third, you might be involved in a side-on crash. This can sometimes occur in a parking lot or when one car is trying to overtake another. However, it’s most common when you’re driving through an intersection. Depending on where the other car hits you, this has the potential to cause serious injury. For example, your door might get bent out of shape, pinning your legs beneath the seat. In most cases, if the other driver came through the intersection at the wrong time, such as disobeying a traffic light or stop sign. If this has happened, our team of Broward County car accident lawyers will be able to make sure that you receive a fair settlement.

Finally, the most serious type of car crash is a rollover. This is where your car is flipped on its side. In some cases, the vehicle might roll over several times before it stops. This can result in serious injury, often taking a serious toll on your head or spine. In some cases, this can leave you with a lifelong disability. This type of crash is also the most likely to result in a fatality. In most cases, the courts will determine who is liable for this type of accident by analyzing the reason why the accident occurred. In most cases, a rollover is caused because one of the drivers was speeding or driving erratically. In this case, you might need to use a car accident lawyer to try to find out what happened, to prove who was acting negligently.   

Contact The Injury Firm Today

Car accidents can be traumatic experiences, impacting on both your physical and mental health. After the accident, you need to make sure that your legal rights are protected. If you were injured because of another driver’s negligence, you are entitled to compensation. Our team of skilled car accident lawyers will be able to make sure that you get a fair settlement. So, if you want to find out more about how we can help you recover from a car accident in Broward County, get in touch with the team at The Injury Firm today: 954-951-0000.

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