Kenansville, FL (September 11, 2018) - Three people are dead following a catastrophic accident on the Florida Turnpike Tuesday morning. The crash involves at least two vehicles, an SUV and a semi-truck.
The crash took place in the southbound lanes, near Kenansville. The southbound lanes are currently closed at US 192 and motorists are strongly urged to take alternate routes while the crash investigation remains ongoing. There is no exact word at this time on what caused the crash to occur. The identities of the victims have not been released. It appears as though a FedEx semi truck was involved in the collision.
Florida Highway Patrol is actively investigating the crash. Should further information become available, we will bring it to your promptly.
Fatal accidents occur approximately every 3 hours in Florida. These accidents occur all over the state, but frequently occur on the highways. Highways tend to involve more serious and catastrophic crashes given the higher speed limits and the presence of large vehicles, such as commercial trucks. When a highway crash occurs, police must investigate to determine who is at fault. At this time, we do not have enough details to determine how this accident occurred or what role negligence may have played in the collision..
Our condolences go out to anyone who lost their life or was hurt in this tragic crash. This accident is a reminder that we all face risks every time we step into a vehicle. If you have suffered injuries in a Florida car accident, at Rubenstein Law we are here to help. To speak with an attorney, call us at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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