Venice, FL (September 6, 2021) - A 15-year-old passenger was killed in a car accident that took place in Venice on Sunday. The crash happened on Jackson Road at the intersection with Batello Drive.
According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, a 17-year-old was traveling northbound on Jackson Road. As he shifted gears, the driver lost control of the vehicle rounding a curve. The car veered off the road and hit a tree before overturning and coming to rest. The 15-year-old passenger was ejected from the vehicle and died at the crash scene. The driver suffered only minor injuries.
The FHP is still investigating the crash at this time. There is no word on whether any charges are expected. No additional information is available.
Car accidents in Florida take place about every 92 seconds. There is nothing more devastating and heartbreaking than the sudden loss of your loved one in a fatal accident. This is especially true when the crash is caused by a negligent driver. Unfortunately, hundreds of innocent victims are killed every year due to the actions of third parties.
We offer our deepest condolences to the victim's family following this tragic car accident in Venice.
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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