Apopka, FL (April 28, 2021) – Around 6:55 a.m. on Wednesday morning, April 28, a fatal accident occurred at an intersection in Apopka.
According to Florida Highway Patrol officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Plymouth Sorrento Road and Bosh Road. A pickup truck was traveling south on Plymouth Sorrento when it suddenly drove into the other lane of traffic, striking an SUV head-on.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. The 17-year-old female driving the SUV was taken to a local hospital but was pronounced dead while there as a result of her injuries. The driver of the pickup truck, identified as a 47-year-old man, was hospitalized with injuries.
Both northbound and southbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for some time following the accident.
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
Head-on collisions are some of the most severe and life-altering accidents that occur on Florida roads every year. In just one recent year’s time, approximately 2% of car accidents were deemed head-on collisions. This seems like a low percentage but it is important to note that approximately 10% of these accidents lead to fatalities. Losing a loved one in a head-on collision can have a lasting impact on your life. Families are urged to speak with an attorney that they can trust after a fatal collision.
Facing the loss of a loved one due to a Florida car accident can leave you feeling both helpless and alone. Nobody is ever prepared to deal with these losses on their own. As you grieve the unexpected loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that continue to pile up against you. It is crucial that you have a wrongful death attorney on your side who can help you every step of the way. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in Florida accidents at www.chadrobinson.com.
At Chad J. Robinson, PLLC, we have dedicated our lives to helping those who have lost loved ones in Florida car accidents. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident on both emotional and financial levels. We will help you work toward justice and compensation after you have been faced with such devastating losses. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida at (786) 519-2423 for the help you deserve.
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