Indian River County, FL (March 27, 2021) - The Indian River County Sheriff's Office responded to a fatal crash on Saturday. The collision occurred at the intersection of 58th Avenue and 45th Street.
Deputies report that two cars were involved in the accident and at least one person was killed as a result. There are no details on the events leading up to the crash and the identity of the deceased victims has not been released. The Florida Highway Patrol also assisted at the crash scene. Motorists were advised to avoid the area and to use caution if they were traveling near the scene.
Police are investigating the accident at this time. No additional details have been released.
With more than 3,000 deaths reported each year, Florida is one of the most dangerous states in the nation for drivers. The amount of negligent and reckless drivers on our roadways contributes to the dangers that other drivers and passengers face on a daily basis. It is important to always use appropriate care and caution when driving in order to minimize the risk of being hurt or killed in a car accident.
Our thoughts and condolences are with the victim's family following this fatal car accident in Indian River County.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals and 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 for the tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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