Port Charlotte, FL (November 9, 2019) - The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a fatal crash on US 41 in Port Charlotte. The crash was reported on Friday, November 8th near Cochran Boulevard.
Troopers have not released any details on what led up to the occurrence of the crash. A roadblock was present in the northbound lanes of the roadway near the accident scene as well as one of the southbound lanes. As a result of the roadblock, drivers experienced traffic delays and were advised to find alternate routes of travel. The identity of the deceased victim has not been released at this time.
No additional details are currently available.
Every day across Florida, innocent victims lose their lives under tragic circumstances on our streets and highways. Negligent drivers are very prevalent and can wreak havoc at any time. Some forms of negligent driving include driving while impaired, reckless driving, distraction, and failing to yield at stop signs or red lights. All of these negligent driving behaviors can lead to disastrous outcomes for other motorists when a Florida car accident occurs.
Police will continue to investigate to determine how this crash took place. Our thoughts go out to the victim and their family.
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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