Columbia County, FL (July 7, 2020) - One person is dead and two others injured following a car accident in Columbia County on Monday, July 6th. The crash happened on U.S. 441.
According to police, a 45-year-old Lake City man was traveling southbound on 441 when he crossed the centerline and struck a northbound vehicle driven by a 57-year-old woman from Lake City. The Lake City man was killed in the crash while the woman and her 34-year-old passenger were transported to Lake City Medical Center with serious injuries. The cause of the accident is under investigation at this time. There is no word on the identity of the victims.
No additional details have been released at this time.
Last year in Florida, there were more than 400,000 car accidents reported. From this number, about 250,000 crashes involved injuries, and several more resulted in the death of at least one motorist. A Florida car accident often has life-changing consequences for victims This is especially true in cases of serious and fatal crashes.
Our condolences are with the family of the deceased victim. We hope that the other individuals involved will have a complete and speedy 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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