Nokomis, FL - One Dead in Car Accident on I-75 Southbound
Nokomis, FL (April 15, 2023) - One person is dead following a car accident in Nokomis on Saturday, April 15th. The crash happened around 7:15 p.m. on Interstate 75 Southbound at mile marker 196.
The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene. According to troopers, the accident involved multiple cars. In addition to the deceased victim, at least one other motorists was injured. There is no information on the condition of the injured victim. The southbound lanes were closed down for several hours while officials investigated. Motorists were diverted onto alternate routes. There is no word on what caused the accident at this time. An investigation is ongoing.
No further information is available.
Car accidents in Florida tragically result in about 3,000 lives lost every year. The number of fatal car accidents in Florida has not trended down significantly in recent years which continues to be concerning. All it takes is a split second of negligent driving to result in a major crash.
Our condolences go out to the victim's family following this deadly car accident in Nokomis.
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