Altamonte Springs, FL (March 24, 2021) – Around 4:50 p.m. on the afternoon of Tuesday, March 23, a fatal head-on crash took place in Altamonte Springs.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of FL-436. At that time, a 59-year-old Tampa man was driving a 2012 Ford Focus when it struck a 2016 Kia Forte head-on for reasons that are not yet known.
Both the 59-year-old driver and the 19-year-old woman driving the Kia were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. However, the 59-year-old man from Kissimmee who was a passenger in the Focus passed away at the hospital.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation 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
Fatal accidents happen more commonly in Florida than in many other places throughout the U.S. In 2018 alone, it was reported that approximately 3,133 people were killed in fatal accidents in the state of Florida. These accidents take on many forms but head-on collisions are some of the most common and severe. In just one year’s time, approximately 2% of car accidents were deemed head-on collisions. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal crash, it is important that you seek the help of an attorney in your time of need.
Nobody should ever have to face the loss of a loved one taken too soon in a Florida car accident on their own. However, this is the reality that hundreds of families face every single year within the state. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will ever afford to keep up with the bills that pile up against you. You should be prepared to speak with a Florida wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind after you have lost a loved one in an accident. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in accidents at www.chadrobinson.com.
At Chad J. Robinson, PLLC, we will help you work toward the results you deserve after you have lost a loved one in an accident. We understand how overwhelming an accident can be and offer our assistance to you in your time of need. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and so much more. If you have lost a loved one and wonder where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney in Florida at (786) 519-2423 to find out how we can assist you.
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