West Broward High Teen Dies in Auto Accident in Southwest Ranches

A local West Broward High student, age 17, died Thursday after her car hit a tree in Southwest Ranches around 7:30 am on Thursday morning. She lost control of her vehicle, crossed into the opposite lane and hit a tree. Sheriff’s Fire-Rescue personnel took the teen to Memorial Regional Hospital’s trauma unit in Hollywood, where she died shortly after. To view the full story, please click here.

This tragic accident highlights the need for teen driving safety and education. Accidents can happen so easily and in just the blink of an eye. Auto accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers, and all too often, these accidents could have been prevented.

The personal injury and auto accident law firm of Balkan & Patterson stresses the importance of proper young driver education in order to protect our young teens and our communities from other tragedies like this. For more information about Balkan & Patterson or to find resources for safe driving practices, please visit our website at www.balkanpatterson.com.

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