Hulk Hogan’s Son is Seriously Injured in Florida Car Accident
The 17-year-old son of wrestling star Hulk Hogan was seriously injured on August 26 in a car accident. The accident took place on SR60. According to police, Hogan’s son, Nick Bollea was speeding when his car drove off the highway and hit a palm tree just east of downtown Clearwater on Court Street. Bollea and his passenger, John Graziano, 22, both sustained injuries. Both men had to be cut from the Toyota Supra. They were airlifted to St. Petersburg and treated at the Bayfront Medical Center where Graziano was listed in critical condition. Hogan’s son has appeared on the hit TV show “Hogan Knows Best,” where he is credited under the name Nick Hogan. He is a professional driver on the drifting circuit and earned his Formula Drift License last year. In the last year, Bollea, who has had his driver’s license for just one year, has received three traffic citations. He was first cited on September 16, 2006 for driving at 115mph in a 70 mph zone. His second citation was for driving 57 mph in a 30 mph zone. Bollea was caught for driving 106pmh in a 70 zone for his third citation. If you or someone you love is seriously injured in a car accident caused by a negligent driver, you should speak with a personal injury attorney right away. Florida has a “No-fault” law that obligates motor vehicle drivers to have personal injury protection worth at least $10,000 to cover medical expenses and lost wages regardless of who is at fault. Injured persons in Florida can, however, collect damages from the negligent driver for permanent or serious injury or death and other related losses. Car Accident Statistics: • About 6 million car accidents take place on U.S. roads every year. • Over 3 million people a year sustain injuries in motor vehicle accidents. • More than 40,000 people die in car accidents each year. • 30% of car accident fatalities are caused by speeding. • Traffic accidents is the number one cause of death for people 30 years of age and under. Nick Hogan's Track Record, TMZ.xom, August 28, 2007 Car Accident Statistics, Lawcore.com Related Web Resources: Read the Docket from 08/28/07 (PDF) If you were injured in a car accident in Florida, the personal injury law firm of The Law Office of John D. Ameen, P.A. would like to offer you a free consultation to explore your legal options. We are committed to helping injury victims obtain the compensation that they deserve from any negligent parties. Contact The Law Office of John D. Ameen, P.A. today.