Brooksville, FL – Fatal Head-on Collision on US-41Orlando Legal News
Brooksville, FL (May 6, 2020) – Around 9:37 p.m. on the night of May 4, one person was killed and several were injured in a fatal head-on collision in Brooksville.
According to authorities, a 70-year-old woman was traveling north on Broad Street while a second vehicle was being driven by a 63-year-old woman and traveling south.
The first vehicle was approaching a curve in the roadway but the driver lost control of her vehicle. As such, she entered into the other lane of traffic.
The 70-year-old woman suffered from fatal injuries at the scene of the accident. Her passenger, a 38-year-old male, was taken to a hospital with critical injuries.
The 63-year-old woman suffered from serious injuries and was also hospitalized.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Florida
According to statistics, roughly 2% of accidents on our roadways are head-on collisions. This may seem fairly low but statistics also show us that they account for approximately 10% of all driving fatalities. These accidents tend to happen when drivers are not paying close attention to their speed or they are driving distracted, causing them to end up in the other lane of traffic. No matter how one of these accidents happens, family members might suffer excruciating losses when a loved one is taken from them, prompting the need for a wrongful death attorney.
Our personal injury attorneys in Florida at Vaughan Law Group have handled many wrongful death claims for family members within the state. We have successfully assisted numerous clients who have suffered the sudden loss of somebody closest to them due to negligent acts. If you have suffered harm due to a negligent party and you are unsure of where to turn, please contact a Florida accident attorney who has experience in these claims at (407) 648-1426.
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Disclaimer: At Vaughan Law Group, our attorneys wish to provide useful information to families who have found themselves in similar situations after an accident. We would also like to honor victims who have received injuries or have lost their lives in Florida accidents. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.