Seminole County, FL (February 28, 2019) - A 31-year-old woman died in a crash that took place on State Route 46, near Prevatt Road, around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27th.
Police say that a female driver in a Chevy Malibu was driving eastbound when she attempted to pass traffic in her direction of travel. As the Malibu crossed into the westbound lanes, it collided head-on with a Ford Focus traveling in the opposite direction.
The driver of the Malibu died in the crash. The driver of the Focus, 49-year-old Sherry Hamilton, suffered serious injuries and was taken to Central Florida Regional Hospital. The driver of the Malibu has not been identified, pending family notification.
The crash remains under investigation at this time.
This tragic accident is a reminder that a car crash can change many lives at a moment's notice. A person was killed and another seriously hurt, and their families must now deal with the pain and sadness that comes from a horrific car crash. We offer our condolences to all those affected by this crash.
When you have experienced a devastating car accident, there are certain legal rights that you may have. If you have lost a family member as a result of negligence on the roadways, a legal claim may be available. Under Florida law, you have the right to recover certain compensation, including payment of medical bills, pain and suffering, and lost wages.
You do not have to go through this alone. At Rubenstein Law, we are here to help. For a free consultation with one of our Florida car accident attorneys, give us a call any time at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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