Hillsborough County, FL (January 11, 2019) - A 76-year-old Tampa resident has died from injuries he suffered in a five-vehicle crash on Thursday, January 9th. The crash happened on US 301, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The man has not been identified at this time pending notification of his family. Police say that the crash occurred around 5:25 pm in the northbound lanes. At that time, a Toyota Sienna and a Chevrolet pickup were stopped for traffic. The man, who was driving a 2008 GMC Envoy collided with the Toyota, which then collided with the Chevrolet. A 2004 Lincoln then collided with the GMC. A fifth vehicle, a GMC Sierra, was also involved in the crash.
In addition to the deceased victim, two other individuals sustained minor injuries in the crash.
Car accidents can happen anywhere at any time. With over 400,000 accidents reported annually, the odds of becoming a Florida car accident victim are unfortunately fairly high.
When you have been hurt in a crash you are probably wondering what to do next. While facing high medical costs and an uncertain future, things may seem bleak. In the days following an injury accident, it is important to make sure that your legal rights are protected. Never speak with the insurance company adjuster until you have received advice from a trusted Florida personal injury attorney.
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