Lake Wales, FL (August 8, 2022) – A multi-vehicle collision in Lake Wales left one woman dead and another injured on Sunday, August 7. The deadly crash occurred at the intersection of FL-60 and Peavine Road at around 11:20 p.m.
A 40-year-old West Palm Beach woman was headed east in a Honda Accord. The woman veered into oncoming traffic and crashed head-on with a 2004 Kia Spectra. The impact caused the Kia to hit another vehicle.
The 72-year-old Tampa woman driving the Kia was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver was taken to Holmes Regional Medical Center in serious condition.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly crash is in progress.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Centerline Crashes in Florida
When two vehicles crash head-on, it is known to result in serious injuries and other damages. According to the statistics, head-on accidents make up just 2 percent of all wrecks, yet they are responsible for much over 10 percent of all deaths that occur on the road. Spinal injuries, brain injuries, catastrophic injuries, fractured bones, and even paralysis are some of the most prevalent sorts of injuries that may result from a head-on collision.
Those who are already mourning the loss of a loved one frequently face additional stress and strain when they must deal with the challenges of wrongful death claims. Here is the information you need to know about filing a case in Florida for wrongful death.
A lawsuit for wrongful death might be filed against more than just the person who has passed away. People who have been negatively impacted by an occurrence may bring a wrongful death case on their behalf if the decedent’s death was caused by an injury that might have been prevented by the actions of another person.
If a member of your family perishes as a consequence of injuries received in a vehicle accident, you should speak with a Lake Wales wrongful death attorney who can assist you with every aspect of your case or claim. Because of this, hiring a knowledgeable wrongful death attorney is crucial. The firm Rebein Law has a lengthy history of helping clients who have lost a family member or friend in a devastating vehicle accident. Paul Rebein, an attorney, may be reached at 813-305-7285 to discuss how we might be able to help you.
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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.