Callahan, FL (October 9, 2019) - One person was killed and two others suffered injuries in a crash that took place near Callahan. The accident happened on Tuesday, October 8th around 9:00 a.m.
Authorities with the Florida Highway Patrol responded to Lem Tuner Road near Gator Lane following reports of the crash. Investigators determined that 52-year-old Douglas Adams was driving a Honda Civic northbound when he lost control of his vehicle. The Civic crossed over into the southbound lanes and collided head-on with a Ford Escape traveling southbound. Both vehicles left the roadway following the crash. Adams died as a result of the accident. The Escape driver, a 63-year-old woman, was taken to UF Health with critical injuries. A passenger in the Escape also suffered critical injuries and was taken to the hospital.
There is no word on the cause of the crash at this time.
Our thoughts go out to the families affected by this tragic head-on crash on Callahan. Each day, about eight fatal collisions are reported in various areas throughout Florida. Many fatal crashes occur when two vehicles collide head-on with one another, especially when the crash takes place at higher speeds. A head-on crash is, invariably, a very dangerous and often-fatal type of collision.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida wrongful death attorneys can help if you have lost a family member following someone else's negligence. We understand the tragedy and heartbreak you are experiencing during this difficult time. While no amount of money can ever replace your loved one, we want to help you ease the financial burdens you are feeling.
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