Yulee, FL (March 18, 2021) - A 42-year-old man died following a crash between three vehicles in Yulee on Wednesday night. The accident took place on State Road 200 near the intersection with Wilidlight Avenue.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a pickup truck was traveling eastbound on SR 200. At the same time, two SUVs were stopped in the eastbound lanes. The truck driver failed to reduce his speed and collided with the rear of one SUV, causing that vehicle to strike a second SUV. The driver of the first SUV died at the crash scene. His identity was not immediately released. The pickup driver and the driver of the second SUV sustained minor injuries and were treated at the scene.
An investigation is ongoing at this time. No further information is available.
There is certainly nothing more devastating and heartbreaking than the loss of a loved one to a Florida car accident. Most car accidents that take place in our state are caused by the negligence of at least one person and must be carefully investigated in order to determine the cause. According to statistics, more than 3,000 people sadly lost their lives in car accidents on our streets and highway in 2019. Many of these victims were killed at the hands of others whose negligent behavior led to their untimely death.
Our most sincere condolences are with the families affected by this tragic fatal accident in Yulee.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals and 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 or personal injury that are 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 for the tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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