Lehigh Acres, FL (November 9, 2018) - A man killed in a crash on SR 82 has been identified by police.
Gibson Guillame of Lehigh Acres was operating his vehicle on SR 82 around 9:00 pm. At the same time, a woman driving a Dodge Caravan came to a stop at the intersection of Grant Boulevard and SR 82. As the woman entered the intersection, she failed to yield the right of way to Guillame and crashed into his vehicle.
Guillame was rushed to Lee Memorial Hospital where he eventually succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the Caravan suffered minor, non life-threatening injuries.
There is no further information at this time and it is unclear if the woman will face any charges for causing the fatal crash.
Serious and fatal crashes are unfortunately common across our state. A fatal crash occurs approximately every three hours.
Losing a loved one to a car accident is an extremely difficult thing for any family member to go through. The difficulty is even greater when the loved one is taken due to the negligence of another person. In Florida, family members may have the option of pursuing a wrongful death claim against the negligent driver.
If you believe you may have a wrongful death claim, the Florida accident attorneys at Rubenstein Law are here to help. For a free consultation, please give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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