Pembroke Pines Florida Auto Accident Attorneys
Pembroke Pines is the second largest city in Broward County and is home to more than 155,000 residents. Pembroke Pines is located in the growing western communities of Broward County near the Florida Everglades.
After Hurricane Andrew many Miami-Dade residents moved northward to Broward including into Pembroke Pines. This growth lead to more schools, residences and retailers.
Pembroke Pines is home to the Pembroke Lakes Mall, the North Perry Airport, C.B. Smith Park, Florida International University and Broward College South Campus.
Pembroke Pines is located among major western thoroughfares such as U.S. Highway 27, Florida’s Turnpike, 1-75 (Alligator Alley), University Drive, Hiatus Road, Sterling Road, Pines Boulevard, and Pembroke Road (State Road 820). In 2001, Pembroke Pines was home to one of the most dangerous road intersections (Pembroke Pines Boulevard and Flamingo Road) in the U.S., according to State Farm and reported by CBS4 Miami.
In 2015, Florida’s Integrated Report Exchange System (FIRES) reported that Pembroke Pines had 9 fatalities and 1,038 injuries involving 2,357 vehicle crashes. FIRES shows that for the first two months of 2016, there have been 303 car crashes with 211 injuries and one fatality. There have been 18 commercial vehicle crashes and 166 property damage crashes.
Auto accidents that have occurred recently in Pembroke Pines included when a driver darted from an express lane to a general-purpose lane near Pembroke Road, where six people were injured in the crash. Another accident was caused when a driver crashed his car into a child riding his bicycle near Douglas Road and then he fled the scene. And a teen, who lost control of his car, died when he slammed into a pole on Sheridan Street.
At one time, Pembroke Pines had the distinction of having one of the U.S.’s worst Intersections which resulted in serious and deadly auto accidents. Similarly, as with the rest of Broward County, frequent auto accidents often include collisions at intersections, trucking accidents with 18-wheelers, front-end, rear-end and side-impact crashes, distracted drivers, drunk drivers, reckless driving (speeders, red light runners and police chases), fatigued drivers, and inclement weather.
If you or a loved one was seriously injured or killed in a Pembroke Pines, Florida car accident, contact Trial Attorney Tami Wolfe online or call her today at (954) 791-0477 for a FREE consultation.