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Woman and child airlifted to hospital after vehicle rear-ended

Even drivers who follow every single traffic law could still end up in a car accident because other drivers on the road are not following them or not paying attention to the road. These safe drivers could end up with very significant injuries and their lives may be changed forever.

Recently, a woman was driving on the highway and her vehicle was rear-ended by another driver. This caused the woman to lose control and drive off the road into a ditch and then a culvert before finally coming to a stop. There was also a child travelling in the car with the woman. Both the woman and the child suffered serious injuries and were airlifted to a local hospital. The driver who rear-ended the vehicle was not hurt in the accident and the cause is still under investigation.

It is unclear why the driver rear-ended the woman's vehicle in this accident, but many times when one car rear-ends another car, the driver of that car was not paying attention, was travelling too fast or was too close to the car ahead of them. Therefore, many times it is the fault of that driver. In these types of accidents, like the one above, the people in the car being hit can suffer very serious injuries. These injuries can require significant medical treatment and can take a long time to recover from, which can be very costly to the victim. The driver who caused the accident may be required to compensate the victim for their injuries.

Many drivers in Florida drive safely, follow the laws and pay attention to the road, but it only takes one lapse in judgment or one bad driver to cause significant accidents. Innocent drivers and passengers can end up with life-changing, costly injuries as a result. These victims may be entitled to compensation to pay for medical costs, lost income and other damages. If Florida residents finds themselves in this unfortunate situation, it is important to work toward receiving the compensation they deserve.

Source: nwfdailynews.com, "Woman, child seriously injured in crash" April 10, 2018

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