Winter Garden, FL – Fatal Truck Accident on Florida’s TpkeOrlando Legal News
Winter Garden, FL (May 14, 2020) – Around 2:30 a.m. this morning, one person lost their life in a fatal truck accident on Florida’s Turnpike in Winter Garden.
According to police, the accident took place in the southbound lanes of traffic when a food truck and a dump truck collided with one another.
The Florida Highway Patrol was called to the scene of the accident where they were able to determine that a truck collided with the rear-end of the other truck. The accident was so forceful that both of the vehicles overturned and crashed.
A 58-year-old man from West Palm Beach was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. A 27-year-old man from New Port Richie was tragically pronounced deceased due to the accident.
Numerous lanes of traffic were closed down for several hours after the collision.
At this time, the investigation into the accident is currently ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Florida
Truck accidents are among the most severe types of accidents due to the fact that they are some of the largest vehicles on our roadways. In just one recent year, over 3,000 people lost their lives in Florida accidents, some of which were truck crashes. The impact of a truck accident can be severe, especially if you have lost someone you love in an accident. It is important that you seek help from a Florida wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
At Vaughan Law Group, our truck accident attorneys in Florida are dedicated to helping families recover after they have suffered the loss of a loved one. You have a right to compensation for aspects including funeral costs, pain and suffering, medical bills, and many other aspects. Losing somebody close to you can impact all aspects of your life. If you have suffered these losses, contact a Florida personal injury attorney at (407) 648-1426 for more information on your legal options.
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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.