Osceola County, FL (April 29, 2019) - A 72-year-old driver died after his car was struck by a semi-truck along US-192. The crash happened on Monday, April 29th at Crabgrass Road.
Authorities responded to the scene around 4:45 a.m. There, they discovered that a semi-truck was traveling eastbound on the 192 in the right through-lane when it collided with a Kia Optima that was stopped on the highway. The driver of the Optima, who has not been identified, died at the crash scene from his injuries. The semi-truck driver was not hurt.
The crash remains under investigation and there is no word on any potential charges at this time.
We are saddened to hear of this crash in Osceola County and our deepest condolences go out to the family members who will suffer through this tragedy in the upcoming weeks and months. Losing a loved one to a car accident is one of the most heartbreaking experiences that any family could ever endure. We know, firsthand, the devastation that can be caused on Florida's roadways.
If you have lost a loved one due to someone else's acts of negligence, there are legal remedies available. Florida wrongful death law allows you to initiate a claim to recover certain compensation on behalf of your deceased family member. This compensation can include funeral and medical bills, lost wages, and an amount for loss of companionship and society.
Wrongful death law is complicated and requires the experience of a skilled and trained Florida wrongful death attorney. The attorneys at Rubenstein Law have handled hundreds of these cases and can be of assistance to you during your time of need. For your free consultation, please give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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