Ruskin, FL (May 16, 2021) – A driver in Ruskin was killed in a rollover after their vehicle was hit by another motorist on Saturday, May 15.
The Florida Highway Patrol reported that the deadly accident occurred at the intersection of US-41 and Valroy Road. Two drivers were reportedly traveling southbound on the highway that evening at the time of impact. One of the motorists attempted to pass the other, hitting the rear of their vehicle in the process.
Both vehicles overturned due to the crash. The driver that was hit by the passing vehicle crashed into a pole, sustaining fatal injuries. The injured party was pronounced dead at the scene.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal accident is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Rollover Accidents in Tampa FL
The risk of being killed in a rollover crash is alarmingly high. In 2010, nearly 35% of deadly passenger vehicle collisions involved rollovers, despite making up less than 2.1% of auto accidents nationwide. These crashes contributed to 7,600 fatalities, and almost 69% of those deaths involved unrestrained passengers.
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 car 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 car 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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