Underwater Escape

Posted on: February 28, 2020
Florida Water / Submerged Vehicles / Motor Vehicle Accident Attorneys / Orlando Oviedo Winter Springs Altamonte Sanford Lake Mary Longwood Lawyers / Beers and Gordon P.A.Earlier this month, the US Coast Guard and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue recovered the bodies of two women who died when their car fell off the back of a ferry to Fisher Island, prompting many Florida rescue workers to focus on teaching drivers and passengers how to escape from a submerged vehicle, especially when our state includes almost every body of water possible from oceans and lakes to rivers and retention ponds.

Experts recommend having at least one of two very special tools in your vehicle at all times. Either a spring-loaded window smasher or one that looks like a hammer, allowing drivers and/or passengers to strike at the corner of a window, creating the opening of an escape hatch, should the vehicle be in the midst of sinking.

If you or someone you love has been the victim of a wrongful death, a personal injury, or a motor vehicle accident, please contact the law offices of Beers and Gordon P.A. for a free consultation. Our firm serves all of Seminole, OrangeVolusia, Lake, and Brevard counties, including Oviedo, Winter Springs, Altamonte Springs, Sanford, Longwood, Winter Park, Lake Mary, and Greater Orlando. Our attorneys have over 50 years of combined experience ready and willing to go the distance on your case. Call us right away at 407-862-1825.


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