Lake County, FL (May 10, 2019) - A fiery crash between a semi-truck and several vehicles left two people dead on Friday, May 10th. The Florida Highway Patrol was called to the scene near Lake Louisa Road around 1:35 p.m.
Officials say that the semi-truck rolled over in the crash before erupting into flames. Two people were pronounced dead at the crash scene and additional injuries were reported. No word has been given on the cause of the crash and the identities of the victims have not been released. Traffic was backed up around the crash scene as troopers investigated.
There is no further information available and no word on whether any charges would be filed.
We are saddened to hear of this crash in Lake County and our deepest condolences go out to the family members who will suffer through this tragedy in the upcoming weeks and months. Losing a loved one to a car accident is one of the most heartbreaking experiences that any family could ever endure. We know, firsthand, the devastation that can be caused on Florida's roadways.
If you have lost a loved one due to someone else's acts of negligence, there are legal remedies available. Florida wrongful death law allows you to initiate a claim to recover certain compensation on behalf of your deceased family member. This compensation can include funeral and medical bills, lost wages, and an amount for loss of companionship and society.
Wrongful death law is complicated and requires the experience of a skilled and trained Florida wrongful death attorney. The attorneys at Rubenstein Law have handled hundreds of these cases and can be of assistance to you during your time of need. Please contact us for assistance at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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