Lutz, FL (February 8, 2021) - One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 41 in Lutz. The accident took place around 4:40 a.m. on Monday, February 8th.
The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the crash scene. According to troopers, a 34-year-old man from Port Richey was traveling southbound on U.S. 41 when she came to a traffic light with a red signal. At the same time, a 71-year-old woman from Jacksonville was traveling southbound in a sedan when she crashed into the rear of the other vehicle. The woman suffered critical injuries and died at a local hospital. The man was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Neither has been identified at this time.
An investigation remains ongoing and there is no further information available.
Serious and fatal car accidents in Florida take place each day, multiple times per day. According to statistics, more than 3,000 people lost their lives in Florida car accidents in 2019. Many of these crash victims were injured or killed due to the actions of a negligent driver and were not at fault for the occurrence of the crash.
We wish to offer our most sincere condolences to the victim's family following this car accident in Lutz.
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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