29-year-old killed in a ghastly car crash in Osceola County, Florida

Last updated Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023

29-year-old killed in a ghastly car crash in Osceola County, Florida

The tragic car crash in Florida occurred early in the morning on Sunday, December 18 close to Simpson Road and Eagle Bay Boulevard.

Florida Highway Patrol reports indicate that a southbound Ford F-150 truck on Simpson road drifted into traffic in the opposite lane when the driver attempted to make a right turn.

Troopers said that the driver crashed smack into a Volkswagen Jetta. The driver of the Ford and both Jetta’s occupants, a 22-year-old woman driver, and a 29-year-old male passenger were injured and taken to the nearby Osceola Regional Hospital. 

The Volkswagen passenger, who officials say was not wearing a seatbelt during the crash, tragically did not survive the accident. An investigation is still underway into the cause of the crash.

We offer our deepest condolences to the family of the innocent victim for their unimaginable loss. We also extend our heartfelt wishes for fast recovery to the injured.

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This car crash in Florida could have been prevented

A total of 401,533 accidents occurred in Florida in 2021, averaging about 1,100 accidents per day. As a result of these accidents, an average of 449 incidents involving injuries occurred every day in 2021 – a staggering 40% of car accidents resulted in injuries!

The only way to prevent such accidents is to drive safely. Following these basic safety guidelines will help you stay safe and avoid legal hassles as well: 

  • Don’t drink and drive
  • Always wear a seatbelt
  • Avoid driving nearby heavy vehicles
  • Avoid using smartphones while driving
  • Be alert near signals and road-crossings

Florida traffic accident victims have many legal options

It is important to remember that even a minor car accident can leave you struggling with many challenges, such as injuries, financial obligations, workplace loss, and even Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

If you have been injured or lost a loved one due to another’s negligent driving, you can count on Rebein Law’s qualified Tampa Car Accident Lawyers for advice, guidance, and support. 

We will do our best to make sure you receive the maximum compensation.

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Note: Secondary sources were used in the creation of this post. Our team has not independently verified the facts surrounding this accident. If any information is not correct, please contact Rebein Law so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. We will remove a post upon request.

Disclaimer: The purpose of this post is to inform our readers about the dangers of driving and to provide information for people who are injured in an accident in Florida. This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information provided is intended to be legal or medical advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.


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