Lutz, FL – Man Killed in Traffic Crash on SR-54 near Heron Cove Dr

Last updated Friday, December 30th, 2022

Lutz, FL – Man Killed in Traffic Crash on SR-54 near Heron Cove Dr

Lutz, FL (October 15, 2022) – A fatal traffic collision occurred in Lutz on Wednesday, October 12. A 53-year-old Lutz man was killed in the crash that occurred on STate Road 54. 

Reports indicate that the wreck occurred on State Road 54 near Heron Cove Drive. Other people were injured in the wreck, among them were a 9 and 11-year-old boy from Port Richey. 

The man’s car was traveling west on State Road 54 at around 4:32 p.m. when two other cars were traveling east. For reasons unknown, the vehicles collided. All three vehicles rotated and came to a stop in the eastbound lanes of State Road 54. 

The man from Lutz was fatally injured and lost his life at the crash scene. The second vehicle was driven by a 52-year-old man from Land O’ Lakes who suffered serious injuries. 

The third vehicle involved was driven by a woman from Port Richey, age 49. She and the two young boys suffered minor injuries. No one involved has been identified at this time. 

Authorities in Lutz continue to investigate the details of the accident. 

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.

Florida Auto Collisions

Lutz, FL - Man Killed in Traffic Crash on SR-54 near Heron Cove DrHundreds of thousands of auto accidents are reported every year in the state of Florida. On average, there are around 400,000 auto collisions reported annually in the Sunshine State. These accidents end in injuries for more than 150,000 people per year and end the lives of about 3,000. 

Driver negligence causes a large percentage of these accidents. For example, around 300,000 speeding tickets are issued every year in Florida. In the United States, about 11,000 individuals are killed per year due to speeding drivers each year. Speeding is one of the most commonly seen types of driver negligence in the country, injuring and taking the lives of thousands yearly.

When drivers fail to provide one another with the proper duty of care, serious injuries and even death may occur.  The accidents that happen when drivers act negligently can totally alter the lives of those involved, as well as the lives of their family members. Injured victims can be stuck in the hospital for weeks or longer, where they must undergo invasive and exhausting medical care and spend a lot of time out of work. This can be extremely detrimental to their financial health.  If you or someone you love has been injured by the actions of a negligent driver, you should speak with a car crash lawyer in Lutz as soon as possible. A lawyer can help you file a personal injury claim for financial compensation so you can get the money you need to get your life back on track. 

The skilled lawyers at the law office of Rebein Law have over three decades of experience working to help injured crash victims make full financial recoveries after their lives are turned upside down due to the actins of negligent drivers. Our firm also works to hold negligent parties responsible for their careless, reckless, and dangerous actions. 

Our attorneys are dedicated to providing our clients with honest, open communication at all times. We are fully committed to helping our injured clients get the financial compensation they need to recover from the injuries and losses that stem from their wrecks. 

You can call our Florida car crash lawyers at 813-305-7285 for a free consultation.

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: 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.

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