Clermont, FL (September 22, 2020) - A teenager was killed and three others were seriously hurt in a crash between a car and a box truck on U.S. 27 in Clermont. The collision took place on Tuesday, September 22nd around 2:30 a.m.
The Clermont Police Department responded to the crash scene shortly after the accident occurred. According to officers, four juveniles were traveling in a Toyota Corolla when the car collided with a box truck. One of the teenage passengers died in the crash while the driver and another passenger in the Toyota sustained critical injuries. A third passenger suffered serious injuries. No one in the box truck suffered major injuries.
The crash remains under investigation at this time. There is no further information currently available.
Fatal car accidents in Florida occur approximately once every three hours. When a fatal crash occurs, it is devastating and heartbreaking to family members who are left behind to deal with the aftermath of the accident. Sadly, hundreds of innocent victims are killed each year in crashes involving negligent motorists.
We would like to extend our most sincere condolences to the family who lost their loved one in this car accident in Clermont. We also hope that all of the injured victims are able to make a complete recovery.
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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