Hernando County, FL (August 24 2018) – Police are reporting a fatal crash on Thursday in Hernando County. Around 4:42 pm, two vehicles were driving on U.S. 19. One vehicle, a Jeep Cherokee was traveling northbound while a second, a Volkswagen sedan was also traveling northbound. The vehicles both appeared to be driving erratically. Suddenly, the Jeep Cherokee overturned on the highway.
The Cherokee driver, 17 year old Kendall Jordan was ejected in the crash. The Cherokee rotated and rolled over in the roadway. The Volkswagen left the scene by making a U-Turn and proceeding into the southbound lanes.
Unfortunately, Kendall Jordan died from her injuries in the crash. Police are still searching for the Volkswagen driver. No additional information is available at this time.
Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family of Kendall Jordan. We know how difficult it is to lose a loved one to a car accident. Unfortunately, a life is lost approximately every three hours in Florida traffic accidents. Many crashes are preventable, however, human error and negligence continues to cause problems on our roadways.
If you have lost a loved one in a Florida car accident, you may have the right to bring a wrongful death lawsuit against a negligent driver who caused the death. At Rubenstein Law, our experienced Florida wrongful death attorneys treat these cases with the care and compassion they deserve.
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