Lake County, FL (October 6, 2018) - A woman died in a crash on US 27 on Friday, October 5th. The 42-year-old woman, who has not been identified at this time, was traveling in the northbound lanes of the roadway when the fatal crash occurred.
Florida Highway Patrol reports that the woman crashed her car into the back of a van before veering into oncoming traffic in the southbound lanes. Once in the southbound lanes, she struck a pickup truck head-on before her car rolled over and caught on fire. Troopers have not said what caused the crash at this time.
The woman died from injuries sustained in the accident. Two people inside the van she struck suffered minor injuries. The driver of the pickup truck that was hit head-on suffered serious injuries and was transported to Celebration Hospital for treatment.
An investigation into the crash remains ongoing.
Over 250,000 injury accidents are reported each year across our state. Unfortunately, this means that being the victim of these types of accidents is quite common. No one wants to believe that they can be hurt in a crash but the reality is that serious accidents can and do occur each day across our state.
Our thoughts go out to the family of the woman killed in this crash and we hope for a quick recovery to those who suffered injuries.
When you have been hurt in a crash, you are looking at high medical bills, forced time off of work and potentially a long road to recovery. Let us help you during this difficult time. At Rubenstein Law, our Florida personal injury attorneys assist injured Floridians on a daily basis. We offer free consultations and are available when you need us. To speak to an attorney, give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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