Oak Hill, FL (September 16, 2018) - A woman sitting in a disabled vehicle was killed following a crash on Friday night, September 14th. The Volusia County Sheriff's Office reports that 38 year old Jennifer Lynn Foster was sitting in the driver's seat of a disabled vehicle on US 1 when the crash occurred.
At the time of the incident, two people were pushing Foster's disabled vehicle along US 1 when a Jeep came along and crashed into the car. Foster sustained critical injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Jeep is identified as 24 year old William Seegar. Seegar suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Halifax Health Medical Center. The two people who stopped to push the vehicle did not suffer any injuries in the accident.
Volusia County deputies are investigating the crash but at this time they say that neither speed nor impairment appears to be a factor.
This tragic incident reminds us that car accidents can happen suddenly and at the most unexpected times. In this crash, an innocent person sitting in her vehicle was killed as two Good Samaritans stopped to assist her. Although no charges have been brought at this time, this crash appears to have been avoidable.
A fatal accident occurs approximately every three hours across our state. Almost all of these accidents are avoidable but are caused due to negligent driving behavior. When negligence leads to death or serious injury, the injured person or their family will have the right to bring a legal claim against the negligent driver in the aftermath of the crash.
At Rubenstein Law, we stand ready to help when you haves sustained injuries at the hands of a negligent driver. We offer free consultations to all Florida accident victims. To speak with an attorney, give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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