Hollywood Florida Auto Accident Attorneys
Hollywood is one of Broward County’s largest cities and home to more than 140,000 residents. Locals and visitors can relax beachside on Hollywood Beach or stroll the beautiful oceanside boardwalk. The area is rich in culture, museums and local shops.
Hollywood is home to the quaint brick-lined walk downtown district which is full of sidewalk cafes, boutiques, shops, art galleries and restaurants. The downtown district is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Hollywood is conveniently located near Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and the nation’s third busiest cruise port – Port Everglades. Tourists and residents can take trolley rides, visit renowned burger joint Le Tub, gamble or see shows at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, stay at the Diplomat Resort & Spa Hollywood, or visit the Anne Kolb Nature Center.
Hollywood is located among major thoroughfares such as SR A-1-A (Ocean Drive), US 1 (Federal Highway), Dixie Highway, I-95, I-595, 441, Florida’s Turnpike, Hollywood Boulevard, Griffin Road, Sterling Road and Sheridan Street.
In 2015, Florida’s Integrated Report Exchange System (FIRES) reported that Hollywood had 5 fatalities and 1,643 injuries involving 3,181 vehicle crashes. FIRES shows that for the first two months of 2016, there have been 503 car crashes with 214 injuries and one fatality. There have been 52 commercial vehicle crashes and 341 property damage crashes.
Hollywood has experienced serious and deadly auto accidents involving pedestrians hit by a hit and run drivers, a tractor trailer crash on I-95, a motorcyclist hit the back of a car near Sheridan Street and was killed when he was thrown from his bike and run over by a tractor-trailer, a head-on collision on Hollywood Boulevard, and a vehicle going off the road, down an embankment and flipping over on the Florida Turnpike where the driver was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. Throughout Broward County frequent accidents often include collisions at intersections, front-end, rear-end and side-impact crashes, vehicle rollovers, distracted drivers, impaired drivers, pedestrians, hitting the medians, crashing into buildings, speeders losing control of their vehicles, and inexperienced teen drivers.
If you or a loved one was seriously injured or killed in a Hollywood, Florida car accident, contact Attorney Tami Wolfe online or call her today at (954) 791-0477 for a FREE consultation.