Martin County, FL (April 16, 2019) - A 35-year-old man from Hobe Sound was killed in a crash that occurred on Tuesday, April 16th. The crash happened just after 6:00 a.m. on Southwest Connors Highway.
Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol say that David Anthony Talbot was driving a Ford Windstar minivan in the southbound lanes when he collided with a tractor-trailer traveling in the opposite lanes. Talbot was ejected from his vehicle and landed on the western shoulder of the roadway. He died at the crash scene. The tractor-trailer driver suffered only minor injuries.
Alcohol was not a factor in the crash and police are still investigating at this time.
Fatal accidents take place in Florida about every three hours. A crash involving a tractor-trailer can cause catastrophic damage, especially when the crash takes place at high speeds. It is common to see serious injuries and even death in crashes with large, commercial motor vehicles. The cause of this crash will be carefully investigated by authorities.
When you or a loved one have been injured in a Florida car accident you probably have questions about what you should do next. It is important to remember that you may have certain legal rights. If the crash was not your fault, you may be able to bring a personal injury claim against the other driver for negligence which caused the crash.
At Rubenstein Law, our experienced Florida car accident attorneys are trained legal professionals with decades of experience in personal injury claims. We will assist you throughout every step of the process with the goal of resolving your case for the most compensation that is allowed under the law. Please contact us 24/7 at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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