Lee County, FL (August 1, 2019) - The victim of a fatal crash in Lee County has been identified by authorities. The crash in question happened on Tuesday, July 30th along State Road 80.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 39-year-old Christina Darling was driving westbound on State Road 80. Inside Darling's vehicle were 16-year-old Saijah Stone, 14-year-old Jeremiah Stone, and 18-year-old Siuna Stone. As Darling's Nissan Altima approached the intersection with Joel Boulevard, she attempted to make a left turn against a solid green light. As she turned, she failed to yield to oncoming traffic and collided with a Ford Explorer driven by 59-year-old Thomas Farabee. Farabee's vehicle was carrying two passengers, 18-year-old Samuel Farabee and 10-year-old Abbigail Farabee, at the time of the crash.
Saijah Stone was killed in the crash, while Darling and Jeremiah Stone suffered serious injuries. Farabee and his passengers were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Darling has been charged with failure to yield.
We wish to express our deepest sympathies to the loved ones of Saijah Stone. Losing a loved one to a Florida car accident is an extremely difficult thing for any family to experience. The process is made even more difficult when the victim is a child.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida wrongful death attorneys have years of experience in handling the difficult and emotionally-charged claims that often arise from fatal collisions. We will fight for the compensation your family deserves when you have lost a loved one as the result of a driver's negligent acts. For your free consultation, give us a call at any time, at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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