Child and Woman killed, 4 others hurt in multi-vehicle crash in Florida
Last updated Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023
Florida Highway Patrol troopers have reported a devastating multi-vehicle crash in Florida in Osceola County.
According to FHP, the chain-reaction crash happened at around 6:10 p.m. Monday, December 19, in Osceola County on State Road 426, south of Sinclair Road. Police report that three drivers were traveling south on SR-426 and slowed down, resulting in a collision. The force of the collision resulted in one of the vehicles rolling over.
In the violent crash, a 35-year-old Orlando woman and a 10-year-old boy both lost their lives to the injuries they sustained. Four others were treated for minor injuries. The names of the victims have not been released.
It is still unclear what caused the crash, however, a detailed investigation is underway.
We extend our deepest condolences to the families of the crash victims for their tragic loss. Keeping the injured in our thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery.
This multi-vehicle crash in Florida should not have happened
The only way to prevent traffic accidents in Florida is to drive safely and be aware of other vehicles and road users.
Sadly, Florida has a long history of tragic accidents: in 2021, a total of 401,533 accidents took place in Florida, averaging about 1,100 accidents per day. Simply put, this means roughly 449 people were injured every day in 2021 in Florida traffic accidents!
To stay safe and protect yourself from legal troubles, follow a few basic safety guidelines:
- Drive sober, never under the influence
- Wear a seatbelt at all times
- Don’t get too close to other vehicles
- When driving, do not use your smartphone
- Keep an eye out for road crossings and signals
Crash victims should seek compensation
The fallout of car wrecks can leave you facing a broad range of undesirable challenges, such as serious injuries, debt, lost employment, and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
When someone’s negligent driving has caused you injury or suffering, you can depend on Rebein Law’s qualified Tampa Car Accident Lawyers to provide you with the right guidance and all the help you will need to file for compensation.
Our team will work hard to make sure you receive as much compensation as possible.
Call or Text us at (813) 544-4225 today for a confidential legal evaluation.
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