Hillsborough County, FL (May 16, 2021) - Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a fatal crash in Hillsborough County on Saturday, May 15th. The accident took place near the exit for Fowler Avenue.
According to troopers, at least one person was pronounced dead as a result of the crash. At this time, there are few details available regarding the accident. The identity of the deceased victim has not been released. Motorists were diverted away from the scene and told to find alternate routes of travel. There is no word on how many vehicles were involved in the collision.
An investigation is ongoing at this time. There is no further information available.
Fatal car accidents in Florida take place approximately eight times per day. There is certainly nothing more devastating or heartbreaking than the loss of a loved one to a Florida car accident. This is especially true if your family member was killed in a crash that was not their fault. Each year across our state, more than 3,000 people are killed in traffic accidents, many of who were not at fault for the crash.
We wish to offer our most sincere condolences to the family who lost their loved one in this car accident in Hillsborough County.
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 or personal injury that are 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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