LEHIGH ACRES, FL – According to an online news report at nbc-2.com, a crash occurred in the morning hours on State Route 82 at Columbus Boulevard in Lehigh Acres, Florida. Two individuals are injured in the accident.
The victims were transported to a local hospital where they are listed as in stable condition. The accident occurred in a construction zone on State Route 82. The Florida Highway Patrol and Lee County deputies were dispatched to the scene of the accident. They confirm that one of the vehicles was T-boned. It is not clear whether the victims are male or female and their ages and names have not been released to the public. It is also unclear as to the specific facts related to the cause of the accident. There are no further details on the accident at this time. The crash remains under investigation by the local police.
T-bone accidents, also known as side-swipe collisions, are one of the most dangerous types of vehicular accidents that occur. They often happen at busy intersections or in parking lots. The force of the impact of T-bone accidents often leaves its victims with serious and sometimes fatal injuries. Each year, there are about 8,000 to 10,000 T-bone accidents that occur each year across the United States. The rate of T-bone accidents is greater than the combined death rates for rear-end and head-on crashes.
T-bone accidents can result in serious injuries, even when at a low rate of speed. The force of the impact of a T-bone accident can lead to serious injuries, including traumatic brain injuries, lacerations, whiplash, traumatic amputations, and other damage such as to the spine and next. The impact of a T-bone accident can also cause severe trauma to the arms, shoulders, ribs and legs of its victims. The higher the rate of speed, the greater the impact to the body of a vehicle’s occupants.
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