Starke, FL - One Killed, One Injured in Crash on US Hwy. 301
Starke, FL (March 2, 2023) - Officials with the Bradford County Sheriff's Office were called to the scene of a serious car accident in Starke on Wednesday morning, March 1st. The crash took place on US Highway 301.
According to deputies, one person was killed in the collision, and another was rushed to a trauma center with serious injuries. Fire crews and paramedics responded to assist at the scene. There is no information on what caused the accident to happen, and it is unclear how many vehicles were involved. Traffic was significantly backed up at the scene as drivers were told to find alternate routes of travel if possible.
The identities of those involved were not immediately released. The Florida Highway Patrol also assisted with the investigation.
No further information is available at this time.
A car accident in Florida can turn serious and deadly at a moment's notice. All it takes is a split second of negligent driving to potentially affect the lives of multiple people forever. Car accidents are routinely reported on Florida's streets and highways, and most of them could have been prevented if the driver who caused the crash had used a reasonable level of care and caution.
We would like to offer our thoughts and condolences to all of those affected by this fatal Starke car accident.
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