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You’ve probably passed them on the road: accidents involving multiple vehicles and multiple drivers. These accidents can happen on Florida streets for a number of reasons. Sometimes, heavy traffic can mean one accident creates a chain reaction because other drivers don’t have enough space or time to come to a complete stop or to maneuver out of the way.

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Chain reaction accidents can also be caused by high speeds on highways, where there simply may not be enough time to respond to avoid an accident. Truck accidents can also lead to multiple vehicle crashes, because the size and force of a truck can crash through multiple vehicles before coming to a complete stop.

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Rear end shunt accidents happen when one car stops and the car behind them crashes into that first vehicle. Rear end collisions can cause serious injuries, including head injuries, facial injuries, spinal cord and back injuries, whiplash, and even fatalities. This is because a car suddenly braking or being shoved forward can snap your neck, back, and head forward violently. You can crash into your steering wheel or an airbag with enough force to cause serious injury.

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Emergency vehicles are an important part of our communities. Fire trucks race to burning buildings to save people. Police officers keep our streets safe, and paramedics rush to the scene of serious accidents or illnesses to get people lifesaving medical care.

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Unfortunately, the high speeds at which these vehicles travel can pose a danger to other motorists on the road. Each year, people in Florida are seriously injured or even killed because they are in crashes involving emergency vehicles.

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Wrong way accidents are less common than rear-end shunt accidents and sideswipe accidents in Coral Gables and other Southern Florida communities, but they can often involve high speeds, multiple vehicles, and serious injuries.

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Work zones include road work sites, construction job sites, and other temporary project areas where construction workers, contractors, and other professionals are building infrastructure or structures or are fixing them.

Work zones are a considerable risk for workers. In 2020 alone, 117 workers sustained fatal injuries on highway work sites. They also pose a risk of car accidents for those just passing through these areas.

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Whenever you are in a traffic crash, it can be a frightening and upsetting situation. Getting the insurance settlement you need can be a journey and it can take time to recover from your injuries. However, if you have been injured on a highway, whether in a rear-end shunt collision, a side-swipe crash, a head-on accident, or any incident in Miami-Dade, you may face some additional challenges.

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In Broward County, trucks are essential for commerce. They deliver goods to stores and businesses across the region and make deliveries to customers, too. Moving trucks, tanker trucks headed for construction sites, and large big rigs delivering shipments to stores are on the roads every day. While most trucks make their deliveries safely, the size of these trucks can lead to disastrous collisions.

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If you have been in a collision with an 18-wheeler, big rig, or any commercial truck, you may have sustained serious injuries. A fully loaded tractor trailer can weigh over 80,000 pounds and in a crash with a smaller passenger car, the occupants of the smaller car are at risk of catastrophic injury.

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Being in a car crash in Homestead with one vehicle is intimidating, but being in a chain reaction crash or multi-vehicle collision can be even more confusing and dangerous. Chain reaction accidents can happen on highways, at intersections, and during traffic accidents.

Multi-vehicle crashes can lead to more serious injuries. There may be multiple points of impact. Some cars in the center may have passengers trapped inside. All of this can increase the risk of burn injuries, amputations, head injuries, and other serious injuries. Each time your car is impacted in a crash, you may sustain an injury.

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Being in a car accident in Miami is always scary, but it can be even more so if your collision is with an emergency vehicle. It can be deeply intimidating to be involved in a crash with an emergency responder or police officer and you may assume that you will automatically be found at fault. In these cases, it is especially important for you to stay calm and to value evaluate your options carefully. You may also want to consult with a Miami traffic accident attorney for support.

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Emergency responders such as police cars, ambulances, fire trucks, and other vehicles drive very quickly in order to get to emergency scenes. The professionals at the wheel of these vehicles receive additional training to allow them to safely navigate the streets at high speeds and in unusual circumstances. Nevertheless, it doesn’t necessarily mean that if you have been in an accident with an emergency vehicle that you were at fault. Human error still can be a factor and in some cases police officers, firefighters, ambulance drivers, and others are negligent or do make mistakes which cause a crash.

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Traffic congestion happens in Miami, Hollywood, and across South Florida. Older roads, heavy reliance on traffic, bad weather, construction, and lots of residents and tourists can all contribute to traffic.

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Congestion on the roads does not just lead to delays and frustration. It can also cause car accidents and even chain-reaction car collisions. When people are in a rush, they may get impatient and drive too close. Many Miami rear-end shunt collisions happen this way. Heavy traffic can also cause instances of road rage, which itself can lead to injuries.

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