Mascotte, FL – Fatal Truck Accident at FL-50 and Douglas RdOrlando Legal News
Mascotte, FL (August 21, 2020) – Around 6:45 a.m. this morning, a woman was killed in a tragic truck accident at an intersection in Mascotte.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the collision took place at the intersection of FL-50 and Douglas Road when a 43-year-old woman was stopped at a stop sign. A semi-truck with concrete approached from another direction at the intersection. As the woman attempted to make a left turn onto FL-50, her vehicle was struck by the semi-truck.
Both of the vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged. Paramedics and fire crews responded to the scene where they found that both parties suffered from injuries. The unidentified woman was taken to the hospital but tragically succumbed to her injuries while there. The driver of the truck suffered serious injuries and remains in the hospital at this time.
Lake County officials worked at the scene of the accident to clear the roadway. There were delays in the area for some time.
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.
Truck Accidents in Florida
Fatal accidents happen every single day in Florida. Though most of these accidents involve passenger vehicles, some of the most tragic accidents involve large trucks. In just one recent year’s time, approximately 3,000 people were killed in these horrific accidents and many others were injured. Florida is known for having an extensive amount of truck accidents every year, typically more than many other states. Suffering losses due to a truck accident can be a devastating loss but one that you should never have to handle on your own. It is essential that you have a skilled legal advocate on your side who can help you and your family during these challenging times.
Truck accidents are some of the most complex accidents that take place on our roads. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down when you discover that a loved one has lost their life due to a truck accident that is not their fault. There are many parties who could be deemed responsible for these accidents including truck drivers, trucking companies, manufacturers, cargo loaders, and more. Losing somebody you love in a truck accident is not an easy thing to face on your own, which is why it is essential that you have the skilled help of a Florida wrongful death attorney by your side.
Our Florida truck accident attorneys at Vaughan Law Group will help you immensely when it comes to your accident claim in Florida. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a fatal accident on your own. As you grieve the loss of somebody closest to you, we believe that you should never have to worry about how you will pay for the bills that continue to pile up against you. You have many options under the law and we will stand by your side. Please contact a Florida accident attorney at (407) 648-1426 to find out how we can help you in your time of need.
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