Palmetto Highway Accident Attorney
Local Counsel That Knows the Area
Amanda Demanda Law Group in Miami is proud to be a law firm that locals trust after car accidents of all types, including those that happen on busy local highways. If you have lived in the area for long, then you know that the Palmetto Highway – officially Florida State Road 826 (SR 826) – sees a considerable amount of traffic collisions each year. If you were on this toll road that crosses Miami north-south and east-west when another driver hit you, then our firm wants to hear from you. We can help you explore your legal options, which could include demanding compensation from the other driver.
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On This Page:
- Dangerous Areas of the Palmetto Highway
- Causes of Palmetto Highway Accidents
- Commercial Vehicle Accidents on Palmetto Highway
Starting in Pinecrest and South Miami, the Palmetto Expressway begins by moving northward through Westchester and Hialeah. At Miami Lakes, it abruptly turns eastward to cross Opa-locka and Bunche Park. When it reaches the Atlantic in southern Hollywood, Florida, it ends. Due to its design that circumvents much of the heart of Miami, it is a popular toll road that allows for fast travel. Unfortunately, the more drivers that use a highway, the more likely a serious accident becomes.
Along the Palmetto Highway, some of the more dangerous intersections and stretches include:
- Route 1 interchange
- SW 72nd Street interchange
- SR 836 (Dolphin Expressway) interchange
- SR 924 interchange
- Red Road intersection (near Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport)
- I-95 interchange
- Biscayne Boulevard intersection
- SR A1A intersection
The causes of crashes along Palmetto Highway vary. However, checking news reports reveals that some factors contribute to these accidents more often than others.
Common causes of crashes along Palmetto Highway in Miami include:
- Intoxicated driving
- Texting while driving
- Unsafe lane changes
Our Palmetto Highway accident attorney can investigate the circumstances of your crash. The goal is to get enough information to prove that the other driver caused your serious injuries, and therefore, should be held liable for your damages and losses.
Although Palmetto Highway is a toll road, commercial vehicles use it just as often as passenger vehicles. When driving along this expressway, commercial vehicle drivers need to use caution and always drive responsibly. Just a moment of negligence can cause a devastating accident like a truck accident.
Protect Your Rights – Call Today
Amanda Demanda Law Group would be happy to help you explore your rights if you were in an accident on Palmetto Highway. You can leave the difficult work of your case up to our firm, so you can focus on yourself and your recovery. Our team won’t slow down until you are given every penny of compensation that you deserve.