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South Bay, FL - One Killed, One Hurt in Car Accident on US 27 at MM 62

South Bay, FL (March 30, 2023) - One person was killed in a car accident that took place in South Bay on Wednesday afternoon, March 29th. The crash took place around 1:20 p.m. on U.S. Highway 27 at mile marker 62.

According to an initial report, a tractor-trailer jackknifed and collided with a dump truck. Both vehicles suffered heavy damage due to the collision. Rescue workers arrived and pronounced one person dead at the scene of the accident. Another injured victim was taken o a local hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. The road was blocked for over nine hours after the accident. Motorists were diverted onto alternate routes. 

An investigation is ongoing. There is no additional information available.

Florida is one of the most dangerous states in the country for motorists. With more than 400,000 reported car accidents every year, no one is ever truly safe on our local roadways as a crash can occur at any time. Reported collisions often involve innocent motorists who were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time.

We wish to offer our condolences to the victim's family following this fatal car accident in South Bay. 

Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases of personal injury relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.

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