Trinity, FL (March 27, 2021) - One person was killed in a two-vehicle accident that took place in Trinity on Friday, March 26th. The collision happened just after 3:00 p.m. on Mitchell Boulevard.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 21-year-old man from Holiday was traveling eastbound on Mitchell. At the same time, a 57-year-old man from Hudson was driving northbound on Lytton Road. The 57-year-old man came to the intersection and failed to stop at the stop sign. His vehicle entered the path of the other man's vehicle and the two cars collided with one another. The 21-year-old man died at the crash scene while the 57-year-old man sustained serious injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Neither of the two men have been identified at this time.
Troopers are investigating the accident. There is no word on any potential charges pending the outcome of the investigation.
According to statistics, about 3,000 people are killed each year in Florida car accidents. A substantial number of these victims will lose their lives in crashes that are not their fault. There is nothing more devastating than the loss of a loved one due to a traffic accident in Florida, especially if your loved one was not at fault.
Our condolences go out to the family affected by this tragic car accident in Trinity.
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