Five Teens Injured in Polk Car Accident
Lake Wales, Florida. A car accident on June 25, 2011 on CR 640 resulted in injuries to five teenagers when the vehicle struck a pine tree. The accident happened at approximately 2:50 p.m. when a 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer struck the pine tree after veering off the road. This accident is still under investigation.
While the cause of this accident is still not known, a driver/owner in the State of Florida is legally liable to his/her passengers for the driver's negligence or the owner's strict vicarious liability for the driver's negligence under Florida's dangerous instrumentality law. In an accident of this nature, there are several avenues of potential recovery that need to be discussed and decisions made. Some of these issues and decisions may be difficult. For help with this accident, the families should contact a Polk County personal injury or car accident lawyer for a free consultation.