Daytona Beach, FL (September 7, 2018) - A second person died on Thursday following a crash that initially took place on Monday in Daytona Beach.
Police say that 23 year old Danquelle Nash passed away Thursday at Halifax Medical Center. Nash was a passenger in a vehicle driven by 22 year old Alex Thomas. According to authorities, Thomas was driving a silver Pontiac on Monday morning at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the vehicle and went airborne. The car hit a tree before coming to rest. Thomas died at the scene of the crash while Nash was rushed to the hospital around 3:00 am, where he remained until Thursday.
Authorities are still investigating the crash at this time.
A fatal crash takes place about every 3 hours in Florida. Many fatal crashes occur due to driver error, including speeding and reckless driving. Preliminary reports indicate that this crash was the result of speeding and also possibly reckless driving. Both passengers as well as other drivers can be innocent victims of negligence, which can result in serious injuries and even death. Our thoughts are with the family and loved ones of Danquelle Nash during this difficult time.
We never like to see car accidents happen, especially when they involve death or serious injury. We are here to help and provide support during these difficult times. If we can be of assistance to you or your family, call us today at Rubenstein Law. 1-800 FL-Legal.
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