Clay County, FL (September 26, 2020) - One person was killed in a head-on crash that took place in Clay County on Friday, September 25th. The accident happened around 9:00 p.m. on U.S. 301 near County Road 218.
Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene shortly after the accident occurred. According to a report, there were two cars involved in the crash. One person was pronounced dead at the scene. Both the northbound and southbound lanes of the roadway were closed following the accident. The identity of the deceased victim has not been released and there is no word on whether any other injuries were reported. The cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time.
No further details are available.
Fatal car accidents in Florida take place about once every three hours or about eight times per day. These crashes happen suddenly and unexpectedly and are devastating for families who are forced to suddenly face the loss of a loved one. The pain is even greater when your loved one was killed in a crash that was not their fault.
We wish to offer our most sincere condolences to the victim's family following this fatal crash in Clay 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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