Lehigh Acres, FL (November 9, 2018) - A fatal two-car crash was reported in Lehigh Acres on Thursday, November 8th. The wreck happened on State Road 82, near Blackstone Drive.
According to officials, the crash involved a van and another passenger vehicle. Eyewitnesses report seeing the van smashed in the middle of the road while the second vehicle was completely off the road. At least one person was killed in the incident. Police have offered no details on how the crash took place. The deceased person was not immediately identified.
The roadway was closed for investigation of the scene following the crash. No additional information is available at this time.
Our condolences are with the families affected by this tragedy. A fatal car accident is reported in Florida approximately every three hours.
Losing a loved one to a fatal crash is one of the most difficult things to endure. No one ever expects to receive word that their family member has been killed under such tragic circumstances.
In the aftermath of a fatal crash, police will work to prepare a detailed report on the circumstances surrounding the accident. If an innocent victim died due to the negligence of another driver, Florida law provides for wrongful death claims to be made by the surviving family members of the deceased. A wrongful death claim seeks various forms of compensation for the loss of your family member.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida wrongful death attorneys understand the pain caused when a fatal crash occurs. We are here to help you through the difficult times and protect your legal rights in the process. For a free consultation, give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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