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Auto Accident Injures Broward County Sheriff’s Deputy

April 6, 2012

A deputy with the Broward County Sheriff’s office was injured this week when another auto ran through a red light and smashed into the officer’s cruiser. The incident occurred in Fort Lauderdale at the intersection of Griffin Road and Southwest 30th Street. Both drivers were injured seriously enough to be transported by emergency personnel to the hospital in Hollywood. However, their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

There were witnesses to the accident who reported that the deputy was attempting to make a turn onto Griffin Road when the other auto ran the traffic signal and caused the accident. At the time of the accident, it was not clear if the driver of the other auto was cited or facing any criminal charges. Neither was it clear if either driver had spoken with an auto accident attorney.

Of course, once she is able, the deputy will want to consult with an auto accident attorney in Fort Lauderdale as soon as possible. From the account given by the witnesses, it would appear that the other driver was at fault for the auto accident. If the other driver was driving while impaired or was in any other way driving negligently, the sheriff’s deputy will need the assistance of an attorney in determining whether or not to pursue a personal injury claim against the other driver. Regardless of her decision, it will be beneficial for her to have an experienced Fort Lauderdale auto accident attorney at her side as she seeks compensation for the injuries that she suffered.

Auto Accident Attorney Fort Lauderdale – Lawlor, Winston, White & Murphey are seasoned personal injury lawyers in Fort Lauderdale with a winning record of guiding auto accident victims through every detail of an accident case. The Lawlor, Winston, White & Murphey team has tried more than 100 jury trials and obtained verdicts, judgments, and settlements in excess of $100 million for their clients. If you are searching for an auto accident attorney in Fort Lauderdale, please visit our website at or call 954-525-2345 to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case.