Lakeland, FL (June 13, 2021) – A Lakeland man was injured in the aftermath of a fatal auto accident on FL-570 on Saturday, June 12.
State troopers reported that the man was performing duties as a Road Ranger at the time of the deadly impact. The 27-year-old man from Lakeland was stopped at milepost 7 near S. Florida Avenue clearing debris from the roadway. He had emergency lights engaged when he was hit by an eastbound vehicle traveling in the outside exit lane.
The driver of the oncoming vehicle, a 35-year-old Mulberry woman, reportedly lost control of the vehicle, colliding with the rear of the Road Ranger. Both vehicles rotated in the crash before coming to a rest in the outside area of the highway. The Mulberry woman sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead by emergency responders. The Lakeland man was injured and taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
An ongoing crash investigation is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to convey our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts go out to the injured man and his family in the hopes of a full recovery.
Auto Accidents in Tampa FL
Driving is one of the most dangerous activities we engage in on a daily basis, and whenever you get behind the wheel, you face the chance of being injured in an unexpected traffic accident. When compared to other areas nationwide, Florida has a high number of auto accidents reported annually. Each year, over 400,000 car accidents are reported in Florida, equating to over 1,000 incidents nearly every day. More than 3,000 people are killed in car accidents in Florida every year, ranking as one of the places with the highest vehicle mortality rates in the country.
If you or a family member is involved in a significant Florida car accident, the ensuing losses may be overwhelming, and obtaining compensation to those that are inexperienced with the court may be difficult. Many sufferers are unsure of what they’re doing when trying to preserve their rights under the law, which may make submitting a personal injury claim in Florida difficult. There are various potential barriers throughout the assessment process, many of which might catch a plaintiff by surprise and undermine their chances of collecting compensation. An experienced Tampa personal injury lawyer can help injured clients and their families secure due compensation.
Rebein Law has a long record of delivering trustworthy, performance-based legal services to Floridians, and we are focused on helping all of our clients reach a fair resolution. In Florida, personal injury law is vast, covering a broad variety of incidents, each with a set of laws and limits. It is vital that you pick a lawyer who is knowledgeable about your case’s circumstances. Insurance carriers will go to great lengths to limit your compensation and withhold the monetary rewards that you actually deserve when you have been unlawfully injured by the actions of a reckless driver. Call Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 right now to discuss your case.
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