Dade City, FL (September 15, 2018) - One person is dead following a crash in Dade City on Friday, September 14th. Police say that two cars were traveling on Old Lakeland Highway when they collided with one another. It is not clear how the collision occurred or in which direction either car was traveling prior to the accident.
Authorities have confirmed that Dillon Wade Anderson was driving a four door Nissan that collided with a Chrysler Sebring driven by 58 year old Maribel Vazquez Valle. Both cars caught fire following the crash. Anderson died from injuries sustained in the crash while Valle was taken to Lakeland Regional Health with serious injuries. There is no additional information available.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. No charges have been filed at this time.
Our thoughts are with the family of Dillon Wade Anderson in this tragic accident. We also hope that Maribel Valle has a complete recovery.
As of now, details about this accident are limited. We do not know how the crash occurred nor do we know which driver ultimately caused the collision. Police will continue to investigate in order to determine which driver was responsible. Ultimately, the driver who was not at fault will have legal remedies. In the case of Dillon Anderson, his family would have the right to bring a wrongful death claim if he was not at fault in this crash.
The attorneys at Rubenstein Law represent Floridians in accidents occurring across our state. If you have been hurt in a crash, you can count on us to have your back every step of the way. For a free consultation, give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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