Alachua County, FL (September 29, 2020) - Police were on the scene of a serious crash involving a dump truck and a tractor-trailer in Alachua County on Tuesday, September 29th. The crash took place on U.S. 441 near the intersection with County Road 235A.
According to officials, at least one person was killed in the crash. There is no word on the cause of the accident or whether the victim was an occupant of the dump truck or the semi. The victim's identity has not been released at this time. Motorists in the area were advised to expect delays and to avoid the area if possible.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing. There is no further information available at this time.
A fatal Florida car accident typically happens very unexpectedly. Sadly, more than 3,000 people lost their lives in car accidents in Florida last year. Many of these victims were killed when they came into contact with negligent drivers on our roadways and were otherwise innocent motorists at the time of the crash.
We wish to extend our most sincere condolences to the victim's family after this fatal accident in Alachua County.
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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