Oviedo, FL – Fatal Accident at Red Bug Lake Rd and Slavia RdOrlando Legal News
Oviedo, FL (August 24, 2020) – Around 6:30 a.m. tomorrow morning, August 23, a fatal accident took place at an intersection in Oviedo.
The accident, according to police, took place at the intersection of Red Bug Lake Road and Slavia Road. A sedan was allegedly turning onto Bug Lake Road when an SUV collided with the vehicle.
Witnesses spoke with police and confirmed that the SUV ran through the red light at the intersection.
The driver of the sedan, identified as a 21-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The driver of the SUV, who was identified as a 49-year-old man from Oviedo, received serious injuries. Charges are currently pending against that driver.
Police blocked a portion of the roadway in the area so that they could clear the scene.
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.
Fatal Accidents in Florida
Intersections are some of the most common places for horrific and traumatic accidents, some of which lead to fatalities each year. In one year’s time, over 3,000 people are killed in Florida car accidents that happen in many different areas. Further statistics show that 2.5 million intersection accidents occur in the entirety of the U.S. each year. In the blink of an eye, a loved one’s life could be taken in a serious and preventable accident. If you and your loved ones have sustained the loss of a loved one due to an accident caused by another party, your family has the right to bring a wrongful death claim on behalf of a loved one. This can help you work toward recovery in your dire time of need.
Fatal collisions take place for many reasons at intersections each year. Some of the most common causes include driver distractions, drunk driving, speeding, fatigued driving, and more. It can be entirely complex to handle a wrongful death claim on your own, which is why you should always have a skilled attorney on your side who can help you every step of the way. You should never have to grieve your losses as you worry about the financial aspects that continue to pile up against you. If you have lost someone you love in an accident and wonder where you can turn, you should always speak with a skilled wrongful death attorney in Florida.
At Vaughan Law Group, our skilled personal injury attorneys are here to assist you and your family after you have suddenly lost a loved one in a car accident. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling as financial aspects pile up against you as you experience the incomprehensible loss of a loved one. We will help you work toward reimbursement for a wide array of losses such as pain and suffering, medical bills your loved one incurred, funeral costs, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida at (407) 648-1426 for more information on how you can move forward.
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