Florida road crash kills one, leaves two injured

Last updated Saturday, January 14th, 2023

Florida road crash kills one, leaves two injured

Florida Highway Patrol officials report that a Florida road crash killed one man and critically injured two others in east Manatee County on January 12, Thursday afternoon.

The fatal collision occurred between two vans around 2 PM on County Road 675 East in the Myakka City area of Manatee County. Traffic investigators indicate that a van traveling north on CR 675 crossed the center line and crashed head-on into another van traveling south.

The 81-year-old driver of the southbound van was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger, a 39-year-old man, was seriously injured due to the force of the impact. They both came from Arcadia.

The northbound van’s driver, a 45-year-old Bradenton man, suffered serious injuries as well. He and the injured passenger of the other van were both taken to a local hospital.

The deadly crash continues to be investigated, and more details should be available soon.

We extend our deepest condolences to the mourning family during this difficult time. We hope for the full and fast recovery of the injured driver.

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Sadly, another Florida road crash causes death

The majority of traffic accidents in the United States are caused by driver negligence, as was the case with this tragic incident. The negligence of some drivers puts themselves and others at risk of severe injuries or death. 

9 out of 10 auto accidents reported in the U.S. stem from driver negligence.

The number of fatal accidents in Florida has been on the rise for years: in 2021, a total of 401,533 accidents were reported in Florida, which is about 1,100 accidents per day. To put it another way, approximately 449 people were injured every day in 2021 in traffic accidents in Florida.

Accident victims deserve maximum compensation

In the aftermath of a traumatic auto accident, you may face a variety of hardships, such as loss of income, debt, and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

When you are injured in a car accident due to someone else’s negligent driving, you can depend on Rebein Law’s experienced Tampa Car Accident Lawyers to guide you through the complex compensation process. 

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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: This post aims to inform our readers about the dangers of driving and to provide information for people 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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