Lakeland, FL – Jeison Gutierrez Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash on I-4

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Lakeland, FL – Jeison Gutierrez Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash on I-4

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Lakeland, FL (August 8, 2022) – A driver was killed and a passenger seriously injured following a collision in the Lakeland area on Sunday morning, August 7. The fatal accident took place on Interstate 4 near the ramp for Memorial Boulevard at around 2:30 a.m. 

Local reports indicated that a Ford Expedition was headed westbound when it left the roadway. The SUV crossed the median into eastbound traffic. The vehicle hit a concrete median and rolled over several times. 

The driver, 20-year-old Jeison Gutierrez of Plant City, was killed in the crash. A 31-year-old passenger was seriously hurt in the accident. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is underway. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Jeison Gutierrez at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery. 

Fatal Car Crashes in Florida

Lakeland, FL - Jeison Gutierrez Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash on I-4Accidents involving motor vehicles are the leading cause of death from non-accidental injuries in the United States. The National Highway Road Safety Administration estimates that there were a total of 38,824 individuals who lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents in the year 2020. When looking at the total number of people killed in vehicle accidents each year, Florida is regularly one of the states that rank highest.

Grieving the loss of a loved one is never an easy process to go through. Grief is only compounded when it is discovered that another person was to blame for the death. You may be able to file a wrongful death claim in the state of Florida in order to seek financial compensation and justice from the entity responsible for the death of your loved one.

We are here to assist you in obtaining justice if you feel that the negligence or recklessness of another party was the cause of the death of a loved one who was involved in an automobile accident.

The mission of Rebein Law is to provide bereaved families with the greatest legal counsel and advocacy available in order to help them get the most financial compensation for losses sustained as a direct consequence of traumatic events. Our Lakeland wrongful death attorneys are skilled at helping clients who choose us to accomplish their personal goals. Contact Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 if an unexpected accident caused the loss of a family member to explore your options and learn more about the potential legal remedies that may be available to you.

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