Lutz, FL (June 9, 2021) – On Tuesday, June 8, a Lutz woman was killed in a crash involving a tree-service truck.
According to initial reports, the deadly accident occurred on US-41 near Sunset Lane at around 9:15 a.m. that morning. The deceased victim was reportedly traveling through the intersection when she was hit by the truck, which was operated by a 24-year-old Tampa man. The driver of the truck reportedly ran a red light, crashing into the right side of the woman’s vehicle.
The woman was transported to a nearby hospital where she was later pronounced dead. The driver of a third vehicle involved in the crash, a 68-year-old Land O’Lakes man, was also injured. Neither the trucker nor his two passengers were injured in the impact.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Trucking Accidents in Tampa FL
The impact of a large truck can leave those traveling in passenger cars with life-changing or even fatal injuries. Truck drivers are often on the roads for long hours at a time, causing them to make careless and negligent decisions behind the wheel. An estimated 67% of trucking fatalities reported in 2019 were passenger-vehicle occupants.
When the death of a loved one is the result of another person’s negligence or carelessness, it can be truly devastating. When a loved one is killed in a sudden accident, surviving family members are often forced to deal with feelings of frustration and helplessness, in addition to their profound sense of loss. It is only natural that surviving family members would want to bring those responsible for your loved one’s death to justice by pursuing a wrongful death claim with the help of a personal injury attorney.
At Rebein Law, our primary focus is on helping families recover maximum compensation for their losses associated with a fatal Tampa semi-truck crash. Even in the most complex cases, our knowledge of the law and our tenacity have provided our clients with favorable outcomes in the event of a deadly trucking accident in Tampa, and we have successfully helped thousands of clients obtain compensation after the loss of a loved one. If you have lost a loved one in a sudden crash, contact Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to discuss your case with a Tampa wrongful death attorney.
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