Fatal Traffic Accidents Rise in Lee County During 2016
Lee County fatal traffic accidents reached their highest mark in over a decade last year. Traffic deaths increased by more than 10 percent in 2016 with 109 deaths reported in Lee County. Distracted drivers and crowded roads are a dangerous combination. Far too often clients come to our office seeking assistance after being violently rear-ended by a texting driver.
As the New Year progresses, it’s important to remember that safe driving is a resolution that benefits all residents of Lee County. The early months always result in an increase in traffic on the roads and Spring Break promises to bring even more visitors to our cities. Safe driving should be practiced year round, but it’s extra important during these busy months to keep our roads safe.
We’ve represented thousands of car accident victims here at The Trial Professionals. We’ve also represented the family members of victims of fatal accidents. These cases leave lasting impressions on our staff and devastate the surviving family members. Lee County drivers can help make roads safe in 2017 by keeping aware and alert while driving. Safe driving will not only help prevent a traffic accident, it may save a life.