Lake County, FL – Calvin Landers Among Victims of Head-On Car AccidentOrlando Legal News
Lake County, FL (July 4, 2020) – A man and his fiancee died in head-on crash in Lake County on Thursday, July 2nd. The crash happened in the westbound lanes of State Road 50.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office reports that 49-year-old James Joiner was driving a pickup truck in the wrong direction on State Road 50. Joiner was traveling approximately 70 mph in a 50 mph zone. His vehicle nearly struck one car before colliding head-on with a Honda Accord driven by Calvin Landers. Landers and his fiance were inside the Accord at the time of the crash. Both Landers and his fiance were killed in the accident.
Following an investigation, Joiner was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide. An investigation is ongoing.
We wish to extend our sincere condolences to the families of the two victims in this Lake County car accident.
Fatal Car Accidents in Florida
Florida is a very dangerous state for motorists. In 2019, there were more than 3,000 fatalities reported in Florida car accidents. Negligent motorists are very prevalent on our roadways and can cause havoc in just a matter of seconds. Sadly, many innocent victims are killed in car accidents across our state and these crashes take place very suddenly and unexpectedly.
If you have lost a loved one in a Florida car accident, you may be entitled to file a claim for wrongful death. During such a difficult time, it is important for you to focus on taking care of yourself and your family. Our experienced Orlando wrongful death lawyers at the Vaughan Law Group are here to help you. We serve citizens all throughout Orlando and the surrounding area and would welcome the opportunity to help you during this difficult time.
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