Mims, FL (August 22, 2021) – Around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, August 22, a fatal head-on collision occurred near an intersection in Mims.
According to Florida Highway Patrol officials, the accident happened on FL-46 around the area of Dusty Lane. A 23-year-old man was driving eastbound on FL-46 while a man from Sanford was traveling west in an SUV. The driver of the first vehicle veered into the other lane of traffic for reasons that are not yet known, slamming into the SUV head-on. This caused extensive damages to the vehicles involved.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately called to the scene to help those in need. The 32-year-old man in the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene. The parties in the other vehicle were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries but one other victim was pronounced dead while there. Critical injuries also resulted from the accident.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims 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 every hour of the day throughout the state of Florida. In just 2018 alone, it was reported that approximately 3,150 people were killed in fatal car accidents due to the recklessness of others. Fatal accidents take on many forms but head-on collisions are some of the most severe. In just one recent year’s time, over 2% of car accidents were deemed head-on collisions, with a percentage of these accidents leading to fatalities. It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one whose life has been taken prematurely in a fatal accident. If you have suffered from these losses, you should have a dedicated attorney on your side.
Losing somebody closest to you can impact your life in a variety of ways, which is why you should always have a Mims car accident attorney on your side. As you are grieving your unexpected losses, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the financial aspects on your own. You should never have to worry about these stressful aspects on your own. Because of this, you should have the dedicated and knowledgeable help of a Mims wrongful death attorney on your side.
At Chad J. Robinson, PLLC, we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents throughout Florida. We understand how overwhelming a fatal crash can be on emotional and financial levels. If you have lost someone you love in an accident, you may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Florida at (786) 519-2423 to find out what options are available for you during these challenging times.
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