Indian River County, FL (December 5, 2018) - An 89-year-old woman died in a crash south of Vero Beach on Wednesday, December 5th. Police responded to the scene around 8:12 pm at 27th Avenue and 21st Street Southwest.
When officers arrived, they discovered a Buick Sedan and Toyota Corolla involved in the collision. Investigators were able to determine that the Buick was traveling eastbound on 21st Street when the driver ran a red light. The Buick then collided with a Toyota Corolla, driven by 77-year-old Frank Bollon. A passenger in the Corolla, 89-year-old Annie Bollon was killed the crash. The driver of the Buick, 74-year-old Judith Digiacomo suffered serious injuries. Frank Bollon also suffered serious injuries. Both were transported to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center for treatment.
The crash remains under investigation at this time. There is no word on potential charges.
A fatal crash is reported about every three hours in Florida. Many fatal crashes occur due to basic violations of traffic law such as failing to stop at a stop light or stop sign. These simple acts of negligence can have irreversible consequences as we see in this crash. Our condolences are with the family of Annie Bollon in this tragic accident.
If you have lost a loved due to another driver's negligence, you could have the legal right to bring a wrongful death claim. The Florida wrongful death attorneys at Rubenstein Law are here to assist you and advise you of your options in the aftermath of a fatal crash involving your loved one. For a free consultation, please contact us at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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