Sebring, FL (July 25, 2021) – On Friday, July 23, a woman was killed following a collision with a tractor-trailer in the Sebring area.
The incident took place in Highlands County late that evening at around 7:45 p.m. Emergency responders were sent to the scene located at the intersection of US-27 and Sebring Lakes Boulevard. Local reports revealed that a woman was traveling southbound on the highway when she lost control of her vehicle.
The woman’s car traveled into the northbound lanes and crashed head-on with an oncoming semi-truck. The victim’s vehicle came to a stop on the highway, while the tractor-trailer crossed the median and collided with a pole. The woman suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The trucker was also injured in the crash. The identities of the involved parties have not been disclosed at this time.
An ongoing investigation into the incident is underway. As it continues, additional information will be provided.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Trucking Accidents in Tampa FL
In 2019, passenger-vehicle occupants accounted for around 67% of trucking deaths. Passengers in passenger vehicles may suffer life-altering or even deadly injuries as a result of the impact of a big truck. However, a substantial number of truckers are also injured or killed in serious collisions nationwide.
Truck drivers are frequently on the road for lengthy periods of time, which leads to reckless and negligent judgments behind the wheel. There are more than 500,000 trucking accidents reported annually in the United States, contributing to thousands of deaths. In the aftermath of a serious and unexpected crash involving a semi-truck, claimants should consult a qualified personal injury lawyer in Tampa Florida in order to discuss their eligibility for lost compensation.
After a loved one’s life is sadly interrupted due to another’s negligence, family members are frequently left in a heartbreaking situation, and recovery may be a long battle for those close to the victim. People are compelled to grieve, and filing a lawsuit is generally the last thing on their minds. Working with a knowledgeable Tampa personal injury lawyer may increase your chances of winning a wrongful death lawsuit in Florida.
When a family member is lost in a fatal accident, we at Rebein Law take great care and concern to do everything we can to help surviving families receive compensation, and our automobile accident attorneys in Florida have proved in the past that they can get results. Our Tampa wrongful death lawyers can help you and your family get through this tough time by ensuring that the responsible party is held to account, which begins with filing a lawsuit against the responsible party or their insurance provider.
If you have lost a loved one in a fatal trucking accident, call Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 to talk with a caring truck accident lawyer in Florida.
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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.