Lake Wales, FL (August 29, 2021) - The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating following a deadly car accident on Sunday, August 29th. The accident was reported around 11:00 a.m. on Timberlane Road.
According to the Polk County Sheriff's Office, the accident involved a truck and a car. The driver of the car was killed while the truck driver sustained minor injuries. There is no word on the cause of the accident or the identity of the deceased victim. Motorists were advised to avoid the area while police investigated at the scene.
An investigation is ongoing. No further details are available.
Fatal car accidents in Florida are extremely devastating for loved ones who experience them. These crashes leave families struggling for answers as they try to find a way to pick up the pieces and move forward. Sadly, many people who are killed in Florida car accidents are innocent victims who were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time.
We would like to extend our condolences to the family members who lost their loved one in this tragic car accident in Lake Wales.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & 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 of personal injury 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 to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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