Citrus Co, FL (May 15, 2021) – Two women were seriously injured following a single-vehicle accident in Citrus County on Friday, May 14.
The incident reportedly occurred at around 2:54 a.m. that morning on Power Line Road. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol revealed that a 31-year-old woman was traveling westbound on the roadway in a gray Dodge Durango. According to local sources, the woman was fatigued at the time of the crash.
The driver failed to stop at a checkpoint for the Duke Energy Plant, crashing into the metal bars of the gated entrance. Both the driver and her passenger, a 31-year-old woman, were flown to Ocala Regional Medical Center for treatment of incapacitating injuries. The damage to the gate was reported to be around $2,000.
The driver was cited by authorities for careless driving. An ongoing investigation into the crash is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Reckless Driving Accidents in Tampa FL
The actions of a reckless driver can greatly increase the chance of a collision. Driving is dangerous enough, but reckless driving is known to make the roadways a more dangerous place. Each year, nearly one-third of traffic fatalities involve careless driving, contributing to roughly 13,000 fatal crashes per year. Human error is a factor in almost 90% of reported auto accidents in the United States.
If you or a loved one is involved in a serious Florida car accident, the resulting damages can be overwhelming, and recovering compensation is difficult for those who are unfamiliar with the law. Many victims are unsure of what to do next to protect their legal rights, and this can lead to issues when pursuing a Florida personal injury claim. An experienced Tampa personal injury attorney can help injured victims and their families recover lost compensation.
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