Tampa, FL (April 30, 2019) - A fatal crash took place on Tuesday, April 30th. The accident happened on US-301 South, near Lightfoot Road.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash involved a single vehicle and a semi-truck. Details on how the crash took place are not clear at this time. The car was mangle at the scene, while the semi-truck appeared to have minor damage. Officials have not released the name of the deceased victim or said whether anyone else suffered injuries.
All lanes of the roadway were blocked while an investigation took place at the scene. No further details have been released.
In 2017, over 250,000 people were injured in Florida car accidents. Accidents occur for a variety of reasons but most are related to some sort of human or mechanical error. In cases where one driver is hurt due to another's negligence, the law provides the injured victims with a remedy. Innocent accident victims can seek to recover money for pain and suffering, medical bills, and lost wages.
We do not like to see any accidents occur. However, when they do, we are here to help. Call us today for your free consultation with one of our attorneys at Rubenstein Law, 1-800 FL-Legal.
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.
Note: These posts are created using publicly available (secondary) sources, information has not been independently verified. If you see any information that should be corrected, please bring it to our attention and we will make adjustments