A Tamarac, Florida building collision sent one woman to the hospital on Monday, news sources report. The accident occurred when a car crashed through the storefront of a deli on Nob Hill Road. A woman eating at the deli was treated at the scene; she sustained only minor injuries. It is unclear whether the driver was injured. Information regarding the victims’ identities was not immediately available following the accident. Police are currently conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the collision. So far, it is unclear whether anyone involved will file for damages.
According to reports, the accident occurred around 10:15 Monday morning at Nosher’s Deli on North Hill Road. The deli is located in a small plaza with a parking lot directly in front. While the exact details are not yet known, a Tamarac Fire Rescue spokesperson said a vehicle crashed through the deli’s glass storefront. The car reportedly struck a woman who was eating at a table inside the store.
Paramedics and fire rescue teams arrived minutes after the crash, and paramedics treated the woman at the scene. According to reports, the victim sustained only minor lacerations and contusions. It is currently unclear whether the driver sustained injury in the accident. It is also unclear whether police will file charges against the driver. Police are still investigating the incident; it is unclear whether alcohol, speed, or driver negligence played a role in the crash.
In other accident-related news, an ambulance driver was injured in a Miami-Dade County accident on Thursday, reports say. The accident occurred when a vehicle collided with the ambulance near the Florida International University’s south campus. The ambulance driver was taken to the hospital following the accident. Information about the victims’ identities and condition was not available following the crash. An investigation is ongoing.
According to reports, the accident occurred around noon on Thursday at the intersection of 107th Avenue and Southeast 8th Street. The intersection is a large, with multiple lanes and a traffic light. All that is publicly known at this time is that a gray Volkswagen Beetle collided with the ambulance at the intersection. It is not clear who had the right-of-way at the time.
Paramedics arrived on the scene and found the ambulance on its side near the corner of the intersection. According to reports, fire rescue teams had to cut the ambulance driver from the vehicle. It is unclear whether paramedics took either driver to the hospital. Reports say the ambulance was not carrying a patient at the time of the accident.
Police are currently conducting an investigation to determine what factors led to the accident. It is currently unclear whether either driver was at fault. It is also unclear whether speed or alcohol played a role in the crash. Luckily, no other vehicles got tied up in the collision.
Navigating large intersections can be a challenge for all drivers, especially drivers in new areas. Statistics show that 43% of all vehicle-related accidents occur at intersections. What’s more, 49% of fatal suburban traffic accidents occur at intersections.