Polk County, FL (May 9, 2019) - A fatal, multi-vehicle crash was reported in Polk County on Wednesday, May 9th. The crash happened on State Road 60 at Grape Hammock Road.
At least one tractor-trailer is reported to be involved in the crash and one person passed away from their injuries. The Polk County Sheriff's Office was among the first agencies to respond to the crash. Deputies have not released any details on how the accident occurred or which driver may have been at fault. Both sides of State Road 60 were closed for the crash investigation.
No further details are available.
Fatal car accidents take place every day in Florida. In fact, these crashes happen about every three hours, or approximately eight times daily. Obviously, it is impossible to be prepared for life in the aftermath of a fatal crash. Your loved one has been taken too soon and you are left to deal with the sudden and unexpected grief and pain of a tragic crash. Our condolences go out to the families affected by this Polk County collision.
At Rubenstein Law, our team of Florida wrongful death attorneys can assist you if you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another driver in our state. You may be entitled to compensation, including medical and funeral bills, lost wages, and loss of companionship. Let us help you through the difficult times. For a free consultation, please give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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