Lake County, FL (August 21, 2020) - A woman from Lake County was killed in an accident with a concrete truck on Friday, August 21st. The crash took place around 6:45 a.m. on State Road 50 near the intersection with Douglas Road.
According to Kim Montes with the Florida Highway Patrol, the 43-year-old woman was at the intersection of SR 50 and Douglas Road when she turned on SR 50. As she completed her turn, her car was hit by a semi-truck traveling westbound on SR 50. The woman, who has not been identified at this time, was rushed to a nearby hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries. The driver of the concrete truck suffered serious injuries. He was identified as a 45-year-old man from Mount Dora. Both lanes of SR 50 remained closed while police and investigators worked at the scene.
There is no further word on the accident at this time. An investigation remains ongoing.
Last year in Florida, more than 3,000 people tragically lost their lives in accidents that took place on our roadways. A car accident in Florida can bring devastating consequences both to victims and their families. Sadly, many of these crashes occur due to driver negligence or error. All it takes is a single wrong move to cause a crash that can result in death or serious injuries to innocent victims.
Our condolences are with the family of the woman who was killed in this Lake County car accident.
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