Alachua County, FL (July 5, 2019) - A 65-year-old man is dead following a three-car crash in Alachua County on Wednesday, July 3rd. Police have identified the victim as Christian E. Hubscher.
Officials responded to the scene on County Road 235 at 173rd Street in reference to the collision. According to investigators, Hubscher was driving a 2005 Buick Lacrosse southbound on CR 235. At the same time, 23-year-old Rigoberto Domingo Dias was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche northbound, while 55-year-old Richard Caprario was driving a 1998 Chevrolet Tahoe northbound.
Witnesses reported that Caprario slowed down to turn left onto 173rd. Dias initially failed to slow his vehicle and then swerved to avoid a collision. As he swerved, Dias's vehicle entered the southbound lanes and struck Hubscher's car. Hubscher suffered critical injuries and was later pronounced dead.
Dias was taken to North Florida Regional Medical Center in unknown condition. He has been charged with driving without a license in a crash that causes death.
Our sympathies go out to the family of Christian Hubscher following this terrible crash in Alachua County. A fatal accident is unpredictable and can take place at any time on Florida's streets and highways. There will be several innocent people who lose their lives daily due to Florida traffic accidents.
If you have lost a loved one following a crash, you may have valuable legal rights. Under Florida's wrongful death law, you can bring a claim against the person whose negligence led to the untimely death. A wrongful death claim allows you to recover certain types of compensation, including payment of medical and funeral expenses.
You should not have to bear the burden alone. Our Florida wrongful death attorneys are standing by to speak with you. For your free consultation, give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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