State Road 68 (SR 68) / Orange Avenue Highway Accident
Some highway accidents are unavoidable. In other instances, however, accidents on highways are caused by negligent driving behavior or dangerous road conditions. Regardless of the cause of the accident, it can result in serious or even fatal injuries. The Florida highway accident attorneys at The Law Offices of Philip DeBerard are committed to providing quality legal representation to people injured on SR 68. For a no-obligation consultation, contact us at 1-800-299-8878.
About SR 68 in Florida
State Road 68 or SR 68 in Florida, also known as Orange Avenue, is a 4.5-mile east-west road in Fort Pierce, Florida. The road’s current western tip is an intersection with Kings Highway west of the city limits, and its eastern tip is an intersection with North Fourth Street, three blocks from Indian River Drive in downtown Fort Pierce. Initially, SR 68 was a key road in the citrus industry, and has turned into an important commuter road that serves central Fort Pierce and an interchange with I-95.
Florida State Road 68 Accident
Some drivers who are used to driving on State Road 68 in Florida often forget to take simple safety steps that could save the lives of other motorists and even their own. Speeding, distracted driving, drunk driving, road rage, refusal to yield the right of way to other people using the road, and inattention are some of driving behaviors that can cause highway accidents.
Road dangers such as unsafe road design, poor signage placement, improper roadbed maintenance, construction errors, and lack of appropriate markings can also result in devastating accidents, especially when drivers who are unfamiliar with the road travel on SR 68. Often, highway accidents are complex to deal with due to the multiple potential sources of negligent liability.
Philip DeBerard Personal Injury Attorneys
At The Law Offices of Philip DeBerard, our Florida highway accident attorneys have extensive experience providing legal advice to injured individuals and their families through even the most complex highway accident cases. We conduct a thorough investigation to determine what caused the crash and which parties are responsible. We will then negotiate with the negligent party’s insurance company to ensure our client receives the fair and full compensation for their injury-related losses. Contact us today at 1-800-299-8878.
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